UK records 24,701 new COVID-19 cases and 310 deaths

Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nottingham
Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nottingham

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom has recorded a further 24,701 new COVID-19 cases and 310 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, government data showed on Wednesday.

The daily case number compares with the 22,885 positive cases and 367 deaths recorded on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill, editing by William James)