Britain records 16,022 new coronavirus cases, 521 new deaths

The Express Test testing facility is seen at Gatwick airport, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Crawley

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom recorded 16,022 new coronavirus cases on Friday and 521 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for the virus, according to official data.

Thursday’s data had shown 17,555 new coronavirus infections and 498 deaths.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Costas Pitas)

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