Coronavirus: UK records 17,555 new COVID-19 cases, 498 new deaths

A man in London wears a facemask to prevent coronavirus. (Reuters)

Britain recorded 17,555 new coronavirus cases on Thursday and 498 new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, official data showed.

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Both measures were lower than on Wednesday, when there were 18,213 new coronavirus infections and 696 deaths.

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Last Update: Friday, 27 November 2020 KSA 23:55 - GMT 20:55