UK records 15,810 new COVID-19 cases, 18 new deaths

People pull shopping carts as they walk past an information board, amid the COVID-19 outbreak, in Bolton

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported on Friday 15,810 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, official government data showed.

That compared to 16,703 cases and 21 deaths reported a day earlier.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; Editing by Kate Holton)

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