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UK reports another 41,299 COVID cases and 217 deaths


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Another 41,299 coronavirus cases and 217 deaths have been reported in the UK, according to the government’s official daily figures.

It compares with 33,865 COVID-19 cases and 293 deaths within 28 days of a positive test reported on Tuesday, and 43,941 and 207 this time last week.

The latest seven-day average for cases is 39,691, a fall from mid-October when it reached over 47,000.

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Another 296,670 daily booster shots take the total to 8,652,842, while 45,752,487 have now had two doses of a vaccine.

There are 9,517 people in hospital with coronavirus, according to the latest count. That compares with 6,468 a month ago and under 1,000 at the start of June.

Total deaths within 28 days of a positive test since the start of the pandemic stand at 141,181.

 Sky News

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Written by: Rother Radio News

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