UK reports 529 new COVID-19 deaths, 19,609 cases

FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London
FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded a further 529 deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test on Wednesday, down from 598 a day earlier, government figures showed.

There were 19,609 people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the latest daily figures, against 20,051 on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Stephen Addison)