UK records 23,254 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Mounted police and a Deliveroo rider wait at a red light at Regent Street in London
Mounted police and a Deliveroo rider wait at a red light at Regent Street in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Sunday that an additional 23,254 people had tested positive for COVID-19, up 1,339 from Saturday's tally.

The data published by the government showed an additional 162 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for coronavirus, compared with 326 in Saturday's tally.

(Reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by Daniel Wallis)