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Britain’s coronavirus outbreak continued to rise today as new figures revealed that daily infections, deaths and hospital admissions all increased.

The Department of Health’s update showed there were 32,058 cases over the last 24 hours, marking a 31 per cent rise on last week’s figure of 24,554.

There were also a further 104 deaths registered within 28 days of a positive test, marking a 14 per cent rise on the figure of 91 last Saturday. 

The new additions mean that a total of 131,581 have now lost their lives to the virus. 

Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 156,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

Latest hospital data showed that a further 948 people were hospitalised with coronavirus on August 17 – a 6.6 per cent rise on last week’s figure of 889. 

  

Source: Daily Mail

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