UK announces 25,308 new coronavirus cases in 35% weekly drop as death count rises by 1,725
Department of Health statistics show the figure is 35 per cent below last Wednesday, when 38,905 were recorded. It is half the 47,525 infections announced two weeks ago.
And another 1,725 deaths from the virus were recorded, taking the country’s toll to 101,887. This was five per cent lower than the same time last week when there were 1,820 fatalities.