UK reports 40,375 more COVID-19 cases, 145 further deaths

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

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Friday reported 40,375 more cases of COVID-19 and 145 further deaths within 28 days of a positive test, according to official data.

On a seven-day basis, cases are down 6.5% on the week before, while deaths are down 8.9%.

(Reporting by Costas Pitas; Editing by Kate Holton)

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