Coronavirus: UK records 18,662 new COVID-19 cases, 398 deaths

A pedestrian wearing a face mask as a precaution against the transmission of the novel coronavirus, walks past a poster of a person wearing a face covering, in the high street in west London on October 11, 2020. (AFP)

The United Kingdom recorded 18,662 new coronavirus infections on Sunday and 398 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for the virus, according to official data.

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The number of deaths included 141 that were omitted from the total on Saturday due to a processing error, the government said.

Saturday’s data had shown 19,875 new cases and 341 deaths.

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Last Update: Sunday, 22 November 2020 KSA 21:36 - GMT 18:36