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Britain records 5,274 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily figure since March

Britain records 5,274 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily figure since March

FILE PHOTO: A general view of Leicester city centre, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Leicester, Britain, May 27, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

LONDON: Britain recorded 5,274 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday (Jun 3), its highest daily total since March 26, Public Health England said, adding there had been 18 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

A total of 39,758,428 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, with half the adult population having received two shots.

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Source: Reuters

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