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UK COVID-19 death toll rises by 176 to 39,904, government says

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 176 to 39,904, the government said on Thursday.

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.

(Reporting by David Milliken and Estelle Shirbon, writing by William James; editing by Stephen Addison)

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