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New UK COVID-19 cases fall to lowest since late September – Metro US

New UK COVID-19 cases fall to lowest since late September

Mural praising the NHS (National Health Service) is seen amidst
Mural praising the NHS (National Health Service) is seen amidst the continuation of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, London

LONDON (Reuters) – The number of new COVID-19 cases recorded in the United Kingdom fell on Monday to its lowest total since late September, government data showed.

The daily data showed 4,712 people tested positive for COVID-19, down from 5,177 on Sunday and marking the smallest total since Sept. 28.

The figures also showed 65 new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, the smallest total since Oct. 12.

The government said 22,377,255 people had been given a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of Sunday, up from 22,213,112 in the previous day’s data.

(Reporting by Andy Bruce; editing by William James)

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