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UK reports 223 COVID-19 deaths, most since March

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Workers walk towards Tower Bridge during the morning rush hour, amid a relaxation of lockdown restrictions during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in London, Britain, September 15, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Britain on Tuesday reported 223 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for COVID-19, the highest figure since March, according to official data.

A total of 43,738 new cases were also registered.

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Reporting by Costas Pitas

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