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Coronavirus

Coronavirus: The UK reports a record number of COVID-19 deaths

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Britain on Wednesday reported 1,564 new deaths within 28 days of a positive test from COVID-19, a record daily toll, with another 47,525 additional cases.

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The reported number of deaths exceeds the 1,325 recorded on January 8, with the number of deaths and cases soaring as Britain battles a new variant of the virus.

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