The number of new coronavirus infections in the United Kingdom continues to rise sharply.
On Tuesday, authorities registered a daily record of 53,135 new cases. This broke the old record set on Monday when 41,385 new cases were reported.
The number of new deaths recorded within 28 days of a positive corona test also increased from 357 Monday to 414 on Tuesday.
Great Britain is one of the hardest-hit countries in Europe. Up to now, nearly 2.4 million people have contracted the coronavirus.
In the country, 71,567 people have succumbed to Covid-19 lung disease.