Covid UK news latest – Coronavirus cases RISE for first time in 7 days with 27,734 new infections and 91 further deaths

Covid UK news latest – Coronavirus cases RISE for first time in 7 days with 27,734 new infections and 91 further deaths

THE UK’S daily Covid cases have increased for the first time in a week with 27,734 reported in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile Covid deaths have fallen slightly with a further 91 losing their lives to the killer bug.

It brings the total number of UK Covid deaths recorded within 28 days of a positive test result to 129,430.

In comparison to today’s figures yesterday saw the UK hit with 23,511 new cases and 131 deaths.

Hopes had been raised after seven days of falling case numbers, but experts have warned caution at this stage – and today’s figures saw them rise by 4,000.

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