A DAUGHTER today told of her heartbreak after her mum died alone in coronavirus isolation just ONE DAY after going to hospital.

Caroline Hopton said her "dearest mum" tragically passed away last night – with the grieving daughter stopped from even holding her mother's hand as she was in isolation.

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The devastating news comes as the UK's death toll reaches 36 with 1,421 cases.

Writing a tribute for her mum on Twitter, Caroline said: "Covid-19 stopped me holding my dearest mum’s hand in her final moments last night.

"She died alone in isolation after being admitted early Sat. AM and was put in isolation ‘just in case’.

"It made losing her even more devastating. How many other families will go through same?"

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