Britain reports 42,408 new COVID cases, 195 deaths

People receive COVID-19 vaccine in Northampton

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Thursday reported 42,408 new COVID-19 cases and a further 195 deaths from the disease, government figures showed on Thursday.

Reported cases have now risen for four days in a row, but cases over the last seven days are down 12% compared to the previous seven.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout, editing by David Milliken)

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