UK records 29,612 new COVID cases, 56 deaths

FILE PHOTO: A worker sanitises a sign at the International arrivals area of Terminal 5 in London's Heathrow Airport

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded 29,612 daily COVID-19 cases on Sunday and 56 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, official data showed.

The new data meant deaths in the last seven days were up 3.3% on the week before, while cases continued to fall, down 17.7% on the week before.

(Reporting by Kylie MacLellan; Editing by Edmund Blair)

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