According to government figures, another 587 people in the UK have died from the corona virus – while the number of people receiving a single dose has risen to more than 600,000 in a single day.
This compares with 1,200 deaths reported yesterday and 610 deaths last Sunday, bringing the total number of deaths within a positive 28 days. Covit19 Tested for 106,158.
Britain has the highest registration Corona virus It has one of the highest mortality rates in the world and the highest COVID mortality rate in the world than any other country in Europe, but the number recorded on Sundays is often lower due to regression in reporting.
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Meanwhile, a further 21,088 people have been tested positive for the virus in the UK. This compares to 23,275 on Saturday and 30,004 last Sunday.
This brings the total number of cases to 3,817,176.
The latest vaccine increase of 609,010 is mostly driven by the UK, where 549,943 doses were given on Saturday, of which 10,252 were second jabs.
This is an increase of 21% last Sunday and puts the government on track to vaccinate 15 million people in the UK’s four priority groups by February 15.
Vaccine Minister Nadeem Zahawi tweeted: “A new record! A well-functioning team. The HNHSuk family, our Armed Forces and the Army of Volunteers are all good. We will do this.”
A further 25,299 doses were delivered in Wales and 23,055 in Scotland.
The total dose of the first dose given in the UK is now 8,977,329 and the second dose has reached 491,053.
Earlier on Sunday, the NHS UK tested positive for the corona virus and said another 563 people had died in hospital, bringing the total to 71,789.
Patients ranged in age from 24 to 99 years. All but 29 of the 34- to 97-year-olds knew basic health conditions.
Deaths from December 14 to January 30.
New figures have come in, experts warn Social remote activities may be required throughout the year.