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Britain's COVID-19 cases up by 2.4% over past week

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Britain's COVID-19 cases up by 2.4% over past week
Britain's COVID-19 cases up by 2.4% over past week   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021
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LONDON – Britain has reported 37,578 new cases of COVID-19, government data showed on Saturday, meaning cases reported between Aug. 29 and Sept. 4 were up 2.4% compared with the previous seven days.

A further 120 people were reported as having died within 28 days of a positive test for COVID-19, leaving the seven-day total unchanged from the previous week.

A total of 48.21 million people had received a first dose of a vaccine against coronavirus by the end of Sept. 3 and 43.25 million people had received a second dose.