In the United Kingdom, 30,501 new cases of coronavirus were discovered in the past 24 hours. On Sunday, the British government said 316 people had died from COVID-19.
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The number of new infections, excluding Northern Ireland, is 5,190 less than Saturday’s balance sheet and 5,427 fewer than last Sunday.
Nationwide, the number of SARS-CoV-2 infections detected since the start of the epidemic is now 2,288,345, the sixth highest in the world – only the United States, India, Brazil, Russia and France are the most.
The number of deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, which includes only England and Wales, is 86 cases higher than Saturday’s stats, and 10 fewer than the previous Sunday.
So far, 70,752 people have died in Great Britain from COVID-19, of whom 61,451 are in England, 4,416 in Scotland, 3,368 in Wales and 1,271 in Northern Ireland. The United Kingdom is ranked sixth in the world in terms of the number of deaths after the United States, Brazil, India, Mexico and Italy.
The balance of new deaths includes all those registered between 17 on Friday and 17 on Saturday that occurred within 28 days of confirming the presence of SARS-CoV-2 testing, and the injury balance ranges between 24 hours 9 on Saturday and 9 hours on Sunday.
From London: Bartieomiej Niedziński
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