Covid-19: UK records 148 deaths in a single day

Cases are up 8 per cent on the week before

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By Reuters

Published: Thu 9 Dec 2021, 11:14 PM

Last updated: Thu 9 Dec 2021, 11:15 PM

Britain recorded 50,867 new cases of Covid-19 and 148 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test, official daily statistics showed.

On a seven-day basis, cases are up 8 per cent on the week before, with deaths up 0.7 per cent.


Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have now been 171,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

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