Total COVID cases in UK passes 10m since start of pandemic

UK

The number of COVID cases the UK has seen since the start of the pandemic has passed 10 million, official figures show.

According to government data, the number of people to have tested positive in the latest round of daily figures is 47,240.

This takes the total number of coronavirus infections to 10,021,497.

The data also showed that another 147 people have died with COVID-19.

The data also showed the cases reported between November 19 and Nov. 25 were up by 9.5% compared with the previous seven days.

A further 147 people were reported as having died within 28 days of a positive test for COVID, meaning the seven-day total was down by 14.8% from the previous week.

Changes in the number of deaths typically lag those for cases.

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