Britain records 39,950 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Stone

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded 39,950 new coronavirus infections on Monday, and 19 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, official government data showed.

That compared to 48,161 cases and 25 deaths reported a day earlier.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Michael Holden)