Britain's COVID-19 cases down 16.6% over past week

People walk past a COVID-19 Mobile Testing Unit van, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has reported 32,322 new cases of COVID-19, government data showed on Monday, meaning cases reported between Nov. 2 and Nov. 8 were down by 16.6% compared with the previous seven days.

A further 57 people were reported as having died within 28 days of a positive test for COVID-19, meaning the seven-day total was up by 8.2% from the previous week.

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

(Writing by William Schomberg; Editing by Alistair Smout)

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