UK records 40,077 new COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths on Monday

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

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom recorded 40,077 new COVID-19 cases on Monday and 40 deaths of people who had tested positive for the disease within 28 days, government data showed.

That compares with 38,009 coronavirus cases and 74 deaths a day earlier.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill, editing by David Milliken)

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