Britain reports 42,076 new COVID-19 cases, 121 deaths on Friday

People walk along the South Bank, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported 42,076 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, a rise on Thursday's 38,154, and 121 deaths with 28 days of a positive test, down from 178 the previous day, according to government data.

(Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Michael Holden)

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