UK records 30,004 new COVID-19 cases, 6.3 mln people have had 1st vaccine dose

Reuters | London | Updated: 24-01-2021 21:55 IST | Created: 24-01-2021 21:47 IST
UK records 30,004 new COVID-19 cases, 6.3 mln people have had 1st vaccine dose
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The United Kingdom recorded 30,004 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, with the total for the past seven days at 251,504, down 22% on the previous seven days, official figures showed.

Another 610 people died of COVID-19 in the country, raising the total death toll since the start of the pandemic to 97,939. The seven-day total was 8,678, up 11% on the previous seven days.

The daily number of people who received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine was 491,970, a record high that took the overall number of people in Britain to have had their first dose to 6.353 million.

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