UK COVID-19 death toll drops by more than 5,000 following 'urgent review' of PHE figures

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Published on 13 Aug 2020, 14:30
THE UK's official coronavirus death toll today dropped by more than 5,000 after a shake-up of how cases are recorded.

Only coronavirus deaths that happen within 28 days of a positive test will now be counted - with the true toll cut by 5,377.


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