UK records 191 COVID deaths and 38,975 cases

An NHS worker stands next to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) mobile testing unit in Tower Hamlets, London

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom recorded a further 191 daily deaths from COVID-19 and 38,975 new cases on Wednesday, official data showed.

Infection numbers in the last seven days are up 15.3% on the week before, and the weekly death count is up 26.1%.

(Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by William James)

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