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