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NEWLY REPORTED COVID-19 CASES IN LAST 24 HOURS (6.12.2021, 3:33pm CEST, WHO):   U.S. 13,304    India 84,332    Brazil 88,092    France 3,639    Turkey 6,261    Russia 13,510    The United Kingdom 7,958    Italy 1,892    Argentina 27,628    Germany 1,911    Columbia 29,302    Iran 9,966    Mexico 3,672    Ukraine 1,274    Peru 4,054    Indonesia 8,083    South Africa 8,020    The Netherlands 1,417    Chile 7,941    Canada 1,476    Philippines 6,686    Iraq 4,320    Pakistan 1,303    Bangladesh 2,454    Japan 1,920    Malaysia 6,849    Nepal 2,709    United Arab Emirates 2,281    Saudi Arabia 1,175    Ecuador 1,098    Belarus 1,026    Bolivia 3,233    Paraguay 2,758    Tunisia 2,161    Costa Rica 2,041    Uruguay 3,622    Kuwait 1,657    Dominican Republic 1,129    Guatemala 1,861    Venezuela 1,083    Sri Lanka 2,789    Thailand 3,277    Cuba 1,288    Zambia 2,065    Afghanistan 1,024    Mongolia 1,622    Namibia 1,432    Botswana 1,392    Uganda 1,566    China 322    Singapore 9    New Zealand 0    Australia 3    South Korea 565   

More than 3,000 new coronavirus cases in UK for third day

Christian Fernsby |
The number of coronavirus cases in the UK has risen by more than 3,000 for the third day in a row, a level not seen since May.

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Some 3,330 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the UK as of 9am on Sunday morning, just hours ahead of the imposition of tighter restrictions to combat the recent increase in infections.

Also on Sunday, a further five people were confirmed to have died after testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the UK total to 41,628.

Since last Sunday case numbers have soared above 2,000 per day until Friday when they began breaching 3,000.


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