UK reports record high 189,846 COVID-19 cases on Friday

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UK reports record high 189,846 COVID-19 cases on Friday
UK reports record high 189,846 COVID-19 cases on Friday   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">LONDON</span> – Britain reported a record high 189,846 new cases of <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 on Friday, up slightly from 189,213 the previous day.</p> <p>Friday’s data also showed 12,395 patients in hospital in England with <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19, up from 11,542 on Thursday. </p> <p>There were 203 new deaths within 28 days of a positive <span class="caps">COVID</span> test. This was not directly comparable with the 332 reported on Thursday, which included a backlog from the preceding days. </p> <p/> </div>