COVID-19: UK infections, deaths continue decline

COVID-19: UK infections, deaths continue decline
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  • calendar-gray 07 February 2021

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the UK, as well as deaths linked to the disease, continued to drop Saturday as more people got vaccinated, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

The number of total cases rose to 3,929,835 after 18,262 people in the country testing positive for the virus over the past day, according to official figures released online.

Amounting to 133,747 infections, the seven-day total case rise fell by 25.1% compared to the previous week.

Meanwhile, 828 people died on Saturday within 28 days of being diagnosed COVID-19 positive, while 6,521 people succumbed to the virus since Jan. 31 in a 20.9% weekly decrease.

The number of total fatalities stands at 112,660.

Testing efforts continued to rise since Jan. 29, with 4,511,079 administered as of Feb. 4, marking a 7.6% increase compared to the previous seven days.

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