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UK reports almost 50,000 new COVID cases, 179 deaths

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By Reuters
UK reports almost 50,000 new COVID cases, 179 deaths
UK reports almost 50,000 new COVID cases, 179 deaths   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

LONDON – Britain reported 49,139 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday and 179 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test, official data showed.

The number of new cases has been rising rapidly, with infections in the last seven days up 17% compared to the week before.