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UK reports 39,962 COVID-19 cases, 72 deaths

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People walk along a platform after departing from a train at King's Cross Station, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, October 21, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Britain on Sunday reported 39,962 new cases of COVID-19 and 72 new deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

While figures published by the government during weekends tend to show a reduction in both cases and deaths compared with weekdays, it was the deadliest Sunday since early March.

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Reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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