UK records 133 COVID-19 deaths, 34,950 new cases

FILE PHOTO: Students take coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests at Harris Academy Beckenham, in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Saturday recorded 133 deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, a slight increase on a day earlier when 127 people died, government data showed.

The figures also showed 34,950 new COVID cases, lower than a day earlier when 36,060 were recorded.

(Reporting by James Davey, Editing by William Maclean)

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