UK records 41,299 new COVID cases, 217 deaths

A man wearing a mask walks past a closed retail unit in the centre of Chester

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported 41,299 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday and 217 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test, official data showed.

The figures compared to 33,865 cases on Tuesday and 293 deaths.

(Reporting by Michael Holden; Editing by Kate Holton)

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