UK records 147 new COVID-19 deaths

FILE PHOTO: Medical workers move a patient between ambulances outside of the Royal London Hospital amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded 147 new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, down from 167 on Thursday, government statistics showed on Friday.

There were 37,622 new cases of the virus, compared with 38,013 on Thursday, the figures showed.

(Reporting by Andy Bruce; editing by Michael Holden)

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