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UK daily stats show 1,048 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask walks over London Bridge, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, August 26, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom recorded 1,048 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest daily statistics published on Wednesday, compared with 1,184 a day earlier, government figures showed.

Sixteen people died after testing positive for the coronavirus within the previous 28 days, the same number announced on Tuesday.

Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; Editing by Alistair Smout

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