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Britain reports 50,824 new cases of Delta variant in latest week

People wear protective masks as they walk with suitcases through
People wear protective masks as they walk with suitcases through the city centre, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manchester

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has reported 50,824 new cases of the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant of concern in the latest week, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday.

PHE said the new total cases of Delta had risen to 161,981, a 46% increase from last week.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by William James)

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