UK reports 3 new deaths from COVID-19, 2,696 new cases

NHS workers are seen next to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) mobile testing unit in Tower Hamlets, London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported three new deaths from COVID-19 within 28 days of a positive test on Wednesday and a further 2,696 cases of the disease, official government data showed.

That compared to 7 deaths and 2,412 cases reported a day earlier.

The data showed that 36.99 million people had received a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Michael Holden)

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