UK reports highest number of new COVID cases since April 1

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported the highest number of new COVID cases since April 1 on Monday, with 3,568 new cases reported, up from 1,730 on Sunday, government data showed. 

  A further 13 people were reported as having died within 28 days of a positive test for COVID-19, taking the total number of deaths on the measure to 127,100. 

  Some 69,223 people received a first dose of a vaccine against coronavirus, taking this total to 32.191 million, and 189,665 people received a second dose. 

  (Reporting by David Milliken; Editing by Alistair Smout) 

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