UK reports 28,507 new COVID-19 cases

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom recorded 28,507 new COVID-19 cases on Friday and 489 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for the virus, according to official data.

Thursday's data had shown 35,383 new coronavirus infections - including around 11,000 previously unreported cases from Wales - and 532 deaths.

(Reporting by William Schomberg, editing by Louise Heavens)