UK COVID cases down 25.5% in last week

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Britain as Omicron variant continues to spread
People queue at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination centre in London, Britain, December 15, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The number of COVID-19 cases being recorded in Britain fell by 25.5% in the last seven days, over the week before, while deaths within 28 days of a positive test fell by 19%, official data showed on Sunday.

The United Kingdom recorded 25,696 new cases on Sunday and 74 new deaths.

Reporting by Kate Holton; Editing by Toby Chopra

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