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Health

UK reports 511 COVID deaths, 22,287 new cases

FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians illuminated by Christmas lights walk through Oxford Street amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded a further 511 deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test on Friday, the health minister Matt Hancock said, up from 501 a day earlier.

There were 22,287 people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the latest daily figures, down from 22,915 cases recorded on Thursday.

Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Stephen Addison

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