UK COVID-19 cases rise to 40701, highest in a month – Reuters UK

LONDON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Britain recorded 40,701 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, up 12% on a week ago and marking the biggest total since Sept. 6, government data showed.

The figures also showed an additional 122 people had died within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, compared with 143 a day earlier.

Reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by Kate Holton

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