6/23, 6:03 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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UK: 16,135 daily virus cases, most since Feb 6

The number of infections from COVID-19 registered daily in the United Kingdom came in at 16,135 on Wednesday, which is its highest level since February 6. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the British authorities have recorded 4,667,870 cases.

The toll of deaths linked to coronavirus rose by 19 in the previous 24 hours to 128,027. Meanwhile, the figure for people inoculated with the first dose of a vaccine against the disease rose to 43,448,680, and for those that received the second one to 31,740,115.

The update came shortly before Prime Minister Boris Johnson's team of experts' press conference on the latest spikes in infections observed in the country.

Breaking the News / JR