UK 7-day COVID infections down 29.5% on week before

by Reuters
Friday, 14 January 2022 16:10 GMT

LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The United Kingdom reported 99,652 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday in its daily data, a drop that pushed the 7-day tally down by 29.5% on the week before.

It reported 270 deaths of people who had tested positive for the disease within the previous 28 days. The seven day total for deaths is up 67% on the week before, following a record spike in infections in recent weeks. (Reporting by Kate Holton, Editing by Kylie MacLellan)

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