Another 22,950 people have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 1,256,725, the data showed.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the grim figures showed that "we are not out of the woods yet."
"Every death is a tragedy... we mourn everybody who's gone," he said.
"I do think that we have got now to a different phase in the way that we treat it," Johnson said, referring to the country's mass testing program and the "realistic prospect" of a vaccine.
"It does still require everybody to follow the guidance, do the right thing, to suppress the disease in a way that we all understand," he added.
England last week entered into a month-long national lockdown, the second of its kind since the coronavirus outbreak in Britain, in a bid to quell the resurgence of coronavirus.
To bring life back to normal, countries including Britain, China, Germany, Russia and the United States are racing against time to find a vaccine.
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