Covid-19: UK cases up by nearly 10% over past week

Several reported to have died within 28 days of testing positive for virus



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By Reuters

Published: Thu 25 Nov 2021, 8:32 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Nov 2021, 9:43 PM

Britain has reported 47,240 new cases of Covid-19, government data showed on Thursday, meaning cases reported between November 19 and November 25 were up by 9.5 per cent compared with the previous seven days.

A further 147 people were reported as having died within 28 days of a positive test for Covid-19, meaning the seven-day total was down by 14.8 per cent from the previous week.

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Changes in the number of deaths typically lag those for cases.


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