UK reports new record of 122,186 COVID cases

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Britain as Omicron variant continues to spread

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported a new record 122,186 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, up from 119,789 on Thursday.

Government data showed there were 137 new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, down from 147 on Thursday, and bringing the total during the pandemic to 147,857.

(Reporting by Andy Bruce, Editing by Paul Sandle)

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