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Britain's COVID-19 cases down by 33% over past week

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Britain's COVID-19 cases down by 33% over past week
Britain's COVID-19 cases down by 33% over past week   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021
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LONDON – Britain has reported 26,144 new cases of COVID-19, government data showed on Saturday, meaning the fall in cases between July 25 and July 31 stood at 33% compared with the previous seven days.

A further 71 people were reported as having died within 28 days of a positive test for COVID-19, taking the seven-day increase to 9.2%.

A total of 46.81 million people had received a first dose of a vaccine against coronavirus by July 30 and 38.13 million people had received a second dose.