UK reports 21,363 new COVID-19 cases, 213 new deaths

FILE PHOTO: The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Llandudno
FILE PHOTO: The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Llandudno

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom reported 21,363 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, taking the country's cumulative total to over 1.39 million.

Government data also showed 213 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, taking the UK death toll since the start of the pandemic to 52,147, the highest in Europe.

(Reporting by Estelle Shirbon; Editing by Chris Reese)