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9/23, 5:16 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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UK's daily rise in COVID-19 infections highest since May

United Kingdom's health authorities said on Wednesday that 6,178 new coronavirus cases have been registered in the country over the past 24 hours, marking its largest daily increase in infections since May 1 when 6,201 cases were registered.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK now stands at 409,729. The total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country climbed to 41,862 with 37 new fatalities reported since the previous update.

On Tuesday, the UK government toughened coronavirus restrictions amid a new spike in cases. The new measures include curfews for hospitality objects, as well as strong recommendations for working from home.

Breaking the News / NP