Britain records 17,555 new Coronavirus cases, 498 new deaths
People walk beneath a government information board amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manchester, Britain
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain recorded 17,555 new coronavirus cases on Thursday and 498 new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, official data showed.
Both measures were lower than on Wednesday, when there were 18,213 new coronavirus infections and 696 deaths.
(Reporting by William James, editing by Estelle Shirbon)