Britain Breaks All-Time Record For New COVID Cases

Sky News reports:

The UK has recorded 122,186 new cases of coronavirus and a further 137 deaths, the latest daily figures show.

It is the highest number of new infections reported since the beginning of the pandemic. Yesterday there were 119,789 cases and 147 fatalities within 28 days of a positive test recorded.

Head of the UKHSA, Dr Jenny Harries, said coronavirus data needs to be treated with caution over the festive period because it “might not give a particularly true picture”. There will be no official updates on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

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