The UK has recorded 36,480 new COVID-19 cases and 137 more coronavirus-related deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data, APA reports citing News Sky.
The figures compare with 36,722 infections and 150 fatalities reported on Wednesday, while 36,710 cases and 182 deaths were announced this time last week.
It is now the 11th straight day where new infections have been over 30,000.
Since the start of the pandemic early last year, 136,662 people have died in the UK within 28 days of a positive COVID test.
There are currently 6,853 patients in hospital with COVID.