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More than 9.9 million people in the UK have now received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, while nearly 33 million have received their first dose.

According to government figures released Sunday, 9,930,846 people received a first dose and 32,849,223 the second.

Statistics also showed 1882 coronavirus cases were registered in the last 24 hour period.

Between April 12 and April 18, 17,887 people had a confirmed positive test result – a decrease of -2.8% from the previous seven days.

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Ten more people died within 28 days of testing positive for COVID-19[female[feminine Sunday, bringing the UK total to 127,270.

Lockdown has worked in tandem with the vaccine rollout to reduce infections, hospitalizations and deaths.

The downward trajectory has prompted hotel industry executives to step up calls on the government to commit to a reopening of domestic hotels in England on May 17 and not let plans ‘derail’ by discussions on vaccine passports.

Executives of large chains such as JD Wetherspoon, Young’s, Greene King and Pizza Hut have signed a letter to the Prime Minister calling for the roadmap to unfold as planned and for coronavirus restrictions to be fully lifted from the 21st. June.

Last week pubs and restaurants reopened in England for outdoor hospitality, but the 38 signatories warned that around two-thirds were unable to do so and “none are on their doorstep profitability “.

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This notice was published: 2021-04-18 13:08:00