23,065 new cases confirmed Wednesday, 280 deaths

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There were 23,065 new infections confirmed by coronavirus in the UK as of Thursday morning, UK government data showed, according to Reuters. This reading followed Wednesday’s increase of 24,701.

More details from the report revealed that there were 280 deaths within 28 days of testing positive, compared with 310 on Wednesday.

Market reaction

These figures do not appear to have a noticeable impact on the performance of the British pound against its rivals. At the time of writing, the pair GBP/USD it was down 0.56% on the day to 1.2908.

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