UK reports most COVID-19 cases in a day since mid-July

A person receives a dose of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine at the Central Middlesex Hospital in London, Britain, August 1, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain on Sunday reported 45,140 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily number since the middle of July, and 57 new deaths within 28 days of a positive test, according to official data.

Reporting by Costas Pitas; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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