UK reports 31,914 new cases, 40 deaths

FILE PHOTO: People walk along Oxford Street, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported 31,914 new cases of COVID-19, government data showed on Monday, while a further 40 people were recorded as having died within 28 days of a positive test.

The data compared with 32,253 cases reported on Sunday and 49 deaths.

(Reporting by Michael Holden; Editing by Kate Holton)

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