UK records 43,676 new COVID-19 cases, 149 deaths on Wednesday

London Underground passengers wear masks, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Wednesday reported 43,676 further cases of COVID-19 and 149 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test, according to official data.

That compares with 42,484 cases and 165 deaths reported a day earlier.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill, Editing by Paul Sandle)

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