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UK records 1,041 new COVID-19 cases - government data

A person wearing a protective face mask walks through Trafalgar Square, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom recorded 1,041 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, down from 1,288 on Saturday, government figures showed.

Six people died after testing positive for the coronavirus within the previous 28 days, compared with 18 deaths announced on Saturday.

Writing by William Schomberg; editing by Emelia Sithole-Matarise

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