UK records 157 COVID deaths, 38,351 cases

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LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom recorded 157 deaths from COVID-19 and a further 38,351 cases on Saturday, official data showed.

On a seven-day measure, cases edged up 0.4% on the week before while deaths of people who had tested positive for the disease within 28 days were down 7.9%.

(Reporting by Kate Holton; Editing by Mark Potter)

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