UK records 43,467 COVID cases, 186 deaths

People wearing protective face masks aboard a London Underground train, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom recorded 43,467 new COVID cases on Friday and 186 deaths of people who had tested positive for the disease within 28 days, data showed.

On a seven-day basis, cases were down 12.7% on the week before, while deaths, which typically lag cases, were up 12.6%.

(Reporting by Kate Holton; Editing by William Schomberg)

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