UK records 28,438 new daily COVID cases, 26 deaths
LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - The United Kingdom reported a further 28,438 daily cases of COVID-19, up from the 26,750 recorded on Sunday, and 26 deaths, official data showed.
Cases in the last seven days were up around 5% on the week before, the data showed. The weekly figure for fatalities, recorded within 28 days of a positive test, was up 1.6%.
Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by William James
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