LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom on Saturday passed one million confirmed COVID-19 cases, a new milestone as the government considers a new national lockdown in England.
“Between 31 January and 31 October 2020, there have been 1,011,660 people who have had a confirmed positive test result,” the government said.
Cases rose by 21,915 from the previous day. The death toll increased by 326.
Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Guy Faulconbridge
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