15,650 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Friday

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There were 15,650 new confirmed coronavirus infections in the UK through Friday morning, data from the UK government showed UK, according to Reuters. This reading followed Thursday’s increase of 18,980.

More details from the report revealed that there were 136 deaths within 28 days of testing positive, compared with 138 on Thursday.

Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pointed out that in two weeks, according to current trends, there will be more patients in intensive care than at the peak of the first wave. “If an agreement cannot be reached, I will have to step in to protect Manchester hospitals and save the lives of Manchester residents. But our efforts will be much more effective if we work together,” Johnson said.

Market reaction

The pair GBP/USD It largely ignored these developments and was last seen posting small daily gains at 1.2920.

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