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UK COVID-19 death toll rises by 359 to 39,728

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s death toll from people who tested positive for COVID-19 has risen by 359 to 39,728, the government said on Wednesday.

A separate tally of UK deaths using official data from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, drawn mostly from death certificate data and including suspected cases, showed a total of more than 50,000 earlier on Wednesday.

(Reporting by David Milliken, editing by Estelle Shirbon)

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