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NEWLY REPORTED COVID-19 CASES IN LAST 24 HOURS (6.18.2021, 11:43am CEST, WHO):   U.S. 11,767    India 67,208    Brazil 95,367    France 2,865    Turkey 6,221    Russia 14,057    The United Kingdom 8,808    Italy 1,400    Argentina 25,878    Columbia 27,827    Spain 1,922    Germany 1,330    Iran 10,291    Mexico 3,789    Ukraine 1,188    Peru 7,713    Indonesia 12,624    South Africa 13,246    The Netherlands 1,040    Chile 6,670    Canada 1,053    Philippines 6,637    Iraq 5,189    Pakistan 1,119    Portugal 1,350    Bangladesh 3,840    Japan 1,560    Malaysia 5,738    Nepal 1,768    United Arab Emirates 2,167    Saudi Arabia 1,309    Ecuador 1,161    Bolivia 2,836    Paraguay 2,612    Panama 1,048    Tunisia 2,379    Costa Rica 1,845    Uruguay 2,900    Kuwait 1,646    Guatemala 1,725    Venezuela 1,341    Oman 2,015    Sri Lanka 2,372    Thailand 3,129    Cuba 1,418    Zambia 3,026    Afghanistan 2,203    Mongolia 2,642    Uganda 1,110    China 198    Singapore 27    New Zealand 1    Australia 11    South Korea 507   

UK coronavirus deaths rise to 42,589 as another 128 patients die

Christian Fernsby |
Another 128 coronavirus patients have died in Britain as of Friday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 42,589, the British Department of Health and Social Care said Saturday.

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The figures include deaths in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and the wider community.

As of Saturday morning, 303,110 people have tested positive for the disease in Britain, a daily increase of 1,295, according to the department.

As of Saturday morning, there have been 7,714,201 tests of the novel coronavirus in the country, with 230,550 tests on Friday, said the department.

The coronavirus alert level across Britain was lowered from four to three on Friday after a steady decrease in COVID-19 cases in the country. Level four means the virus is in general circulation while transmission is high or rising exponentially. Level three means the virus is in general circulation and there could be a "gradual relaxation of restrictions", according to the department.


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