UK records 20,479 new COVID-19 cases, 23 new deaths

FILE PHOTO: A person is tested at a coronavirus test centre in the car park of Chessington World of Adventures

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported on Tuesday 20,479 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, official government data showed.

That compared to 22,868 cases and 3 deaths reported a day earlier.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; editing by William James)

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