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UK records 1,089 new COVID-19 cases

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a mask walks as the city and surrounding areas face local restrictions in an effort to avoid a local lockdown being forced upon the region, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Manchester, Britain August 4, 2020. REUTERS/Molly Darlington

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom recorded 1,089 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, up from 713 on Monday, government figures showed.

A further 12 people died after testing positive for the coronavirus within 28 days.

The UK has recorded more than 1,000 daily cases on eight out of the last 10 days.

Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by James Davey

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