The UK authorities reported 2,621 new infections and nine deaths from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, on Monday. That brings the UK to 371,125 cases and 41,637 deaths since the pandemic began.
The number represents a decrease from the 3,330 cases reported on Sunday, the first day since May, with more than 3,000 positive results per day for three consecutive days.
Additionally, the bulletin includes the number of 884 hospitalized for coronavirus, of which 79 are serious and respirator-related.
On this Monday, the so-called rule of six came into force in England, which prohibits more than six people from different houses or groups of people living together indoors and outdoors. Legislation provides for fines of up to £ 3,200 for those who break the rule.