UK records 164 COVID deaths, 30,144 new cases

FILE PHOTO: A worker sanitises a sign at the International arrivals area of Terminal 5 in London's Heathrow Airport

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded 164 daily COVID-19 deaths and 30,144 new cases on Saturday, official data showed.

The new data meant deaths in the last seven days were up 2% on the week before, while cases continued to fall, down 20.4% on the week before.

(Reporting by Kate Holton; Editing by Edmund Blair)

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