10/20/2021, 5:19 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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UK adds 49,139 new virus cases, most in 3 months

The number of COVID-19 infections in the United Kingdom increased by 49,139, marking the largest daily rise since July 17, according to the data which the country's health ministry unveiled on Wednesday.

During the same period, there were 179 additional deaths attributed to COVID.

British prime minister's spokesperson asserted, the day earlier, that the UK government is closely monitoring the rise in infections, urging people to get booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines available in the country.

Baha Breaking the News (BBN) / BU