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Britain records 816 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday

FILE PHOTO: People are seen on a retail street, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Windsor, Britain August 5, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Monday recorded 816 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its latest daily statistics, falling back from the previous day’s total which had been the highest daily rise in infections since late June.

A total of 311,641 have now tested positive for COVID-19, official data showed.

On Sunday there were 1,062 new positive tests for the coronavirus, at a time of new local lockdowns in some areas and worries over a second wave of infections.

Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by William James

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