UK records more than 21,000 new COVID cases on Tuesday

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain recorded 21,331 new cases of COVID-19, daily government statistics showed on Tuesday, up from the 18,804 reported the previous day.

There were 241 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, compared to 80 reported on Monday.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout, writing by Andy Bruce; editing by Stephen Addison)

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