Britain reports record 39,237 new COVID-19 infections, 744 deaths

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported a record 39,237 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday and a further 744 deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

On Tuesday, Britain announced 36,804 new COVID-19 infections and 691 deaths.

(Reporting by Kate Holton; Writing by William Schomberg)

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