March 7, 2021

Govt-19: Number of vaccinated 17.7 m | UK News

A further 178 corona virus-related deaths and 10,641 new cases have been reported, while the number of first-jab recipients has now crossed 17.7 million.

The number of recent deaths within 28 days of a corona virus test is the lowest daily number since October 24.

It is down from 215 released yesterday and 230 last Monday, while positive tests reported from 9,834 and 9,765.

Govt News Live: Boris Johnson reveals roadmap from lockout UK latest

However, there is usually a setback in reporting over the weekend, which is reflected in the figures released on Mondays.

Number of recipients of the first dose a Govt Vaccination increased by 141,719 to 17,723,840.

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PM: ‘This will be a road to freedom’

The latest figures were released following a speech by Boris Johnson in the House of Commons Route map leading from the lockout to the UK.

All elementary and middle school students will return on March 8 as part of the first phase of the Prime Minister’s plan to ease restrictions.

He will lead a Downing Street news conference at 7pm to further explain how the grids work.

On Sunday, Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed it All adults in the UK will be vaccinated by July 31.

He said the government hopes to have the vaccine to reach the July target by April 15 – and to vaccinate all adults over the age of 50 and high-risk groups.

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