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UK reports 262 COVID-19 deaths, 7 days in total up 2.6%

A woman receives a vaccine against Oxford-AstraZeneca disease (COVID-19) at a COVID-19 vaccination center at Cwmbran Stadium in Cwmbran, South Wales, UK Feb 17, 2021. Geoff Caddick/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

LONDON, Nov. 9 (Reuters) – Britain on Tuesday reported 262 new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, up from 57 a day earlier, while the total death toll for the past seven days was 1,160, an increase from 2.6% in the past seven days, official data shows.

New 33,117 confirmed cases of the virus were also reported, up from 32,322 on Monday. The total for the past seven days was 239,034, a decrease of 14.8% from the previous seven-day period.

Reporting by Estelle Shirbon; edit by James Davey

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