UK reports 12,330 new COVID-19 cases, 205 new deaths

Testing of a lateral flow antigen test facility in St Andrews

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom reported 12,330 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, up from 12,155 a day earlier and taking the cumulative total since the start of the pandemic to 1,629,657 cases, government data showed.

A total of 205 new deaths from the disease were also reported, down from 215 the previous day. The United Kingdom has the highest total death toll in Europe at 58,448.

(Reporting by Estelle Shirbon; editing by Costas Pitas)