UK reports 23,287 new COVID-19 cases, 355 deaths

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing centre in Liverpool
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing centre in Liverpool

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported 23,287 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday and 355 deaths from the virus, down on figures from the day before, government data showed.

The cumulative toll for those who died within 28 days of a first positive COVID-19 test in the United Kingdom now stands at 48,475 while the number of people who have tested positive is 1,146,484 according to the data.

(Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Stephen Addison)