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UK reports biggest daily rise in COVID cases since Feb. 19

UK reports biggest daily rise in COVID cases since Feb. 19

People walk past an information board, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bolton, Britain, Jun 16, 2021. (Photo: REUTERS/Phil Noble)

LONDON: Britain reported its biggest daily rise in new cases of COVID-19 in nearly four months, government figures showed on Thursday, after 11,007 new infections were recorded, up from 9,055 the day before.

The number of new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID test rose to 19 from 9 reported on Wednesday.

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Source: Reuters

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