Fewer Covid deaths in UK on Saturday but still high - RTHK
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Fewer Covid deaths in UK on Saturday but still high

2021-01-10 HKT 00:27
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  • A worker pushes a trolley with the oxygen cylinders as ambulances queue at the Royal London Hospital. Photo: Reuters
    A worker pushes a trolley with the oxygen cylinders as ambulances queue at the Royal London Hospital. Photo: Reuters
Britain reported 1,035 new deaths from Covid-19 on Saturday, down from Friday's record toll of 1,325.

It marked the fourth consecutive daily toll - defined as deaths within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test - of above 1,000.

The government figures also showed 59,937 new cases, down from 68,053 the day before. (Reuters)