UK reports 34,460 more COVID-19 cases, 166 further deaths

People walk over Westminster Bridge, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded 34,460 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday and a further 166 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test, government data showed.

That compared with 31,564 new cases and 203 deaths a day earlier.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Michael Holden)

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