WORLD UK coronavirus daily cases pass 50,000 for first time since January

WORLD

UK coronavirus daily cases pass 50,000 for first time since January

Xinhua

23:15, July 16, 2021

LONDON, July 16 (Xinhua) - Britain has recorded more than 50,000 new daily coronavirus cases, the highest number since mid-January, according to official data released Friday.

Representatives from the travel industry demonstrate during a 'Travel Day of Action' outside the Houses of Parliament in central London on June 23, 2021, calling on the UK Government to support a safe return of international travel in time for the peak summer period. (File photo: AFP)

The country reported another 51,870 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 5,332,371, according to official figures.

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