Britain records slight drop to 20,530 new COVID cases on Friday

Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Slough

LONDON (Reuters) – A further 20,530 COVID-19 cases were reported in Britain on Friday, down from 21,242 a day earlier, daily government statistics showed.

There were a further 224 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, up on 189 the day before.

(Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by Stephen Addison)

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