There were 1,522 new confirmed coronavirus infections in the UK as of Thursday morning, according to UK government data. This reading marked the biggest one-day increase since June 12.
Further details on the daily update revealed that the death toll increased by 12 to 41,477.
GBP / USD showed no immediate reaction to this report and was last seen losing 0.12% on the day to 1.3192. Meanwhile, the UK’s FTSE 100 index is down 0.35% on the day to 6.024.