UK reports 24,962 new COVID cases on Sunday, 168 deaths

People walk through St James Park amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London
People walk through St James Park amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported 24,962 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, down from 26,860 on Saturday.

The daily number of new deaths reported within 28 days of a positive test fell to 168 from 462 on Saturday, taking the cumulative total to 51,934.

(Reporting by William Schomberg; Editing by Frances Kerry)