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UK records 159 new COVID-19 deaths and 39,716 cases

Britain recorded 39,716 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and a further 159 deaths within 28 days of testing positive for the disease, official figures showed.

The number of cases over the past week stands at 300,554 – 1% more than the week before – while 832 people died over the past week, 14.9% fewer than a week earlier.