Coronavirus cases rise by 3,000 in a single day thanks to increased testing as death toll rises by two to 41,551

THE UK has seen an increase of nearly 3,000 cases over the past day – the highest increase in more than three months.

The 2,988 new coronavirus cases is up from the 1,813 infections announced yesterday, marking the biggest single-day jump since May 23.

But despite the spike in cases, the UK's official death toll increased by two – bringing the death toll to 41,551.

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