Britain records 19,790 new COVID-19 cases, 151 deaths

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Coventry
Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Coventry

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded 19,790 new COVID-19 infections and 151 deaths on Sunday, official data showed.

New cases dipped from Saturday's 23,012, and the number of deaths within 28 days of a positive test was also down slightly from 174 the previous day.

(Reporting by William James; Editing by Andrew Heavens)