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COVID-19: UK reports lowest daily cases since early September – and nearly half a million second hits | UK News

The UK reported its lowest number of daily coronavirus cases since early September, with infections showing no signs of resurfacing.

Almost two weeks after non-essential stores and outdoor hospitality reopened, there were 1,712 more confirmed cases and 11 deaths within 28 days of testing positive.

This compares to 1,882 and 10 last Sunday and 1,730 and 7 the previous Sunday.

The first vaccinations reached a total of 33,666,638, and another 142,215 were administered on Saturday.

An additional 498,430 seconds were taken, bringing the total to 12,587,116.

However, no data has been provided by Scotland for the past 24 hours, meaning second doses almost certainly exceeded 500,000 yesterday.

British government COVID The scoreboard said “processing issues” were the root cause of the lack of statistics in Scotland.

In Northern Ireland, the decentralized government has announced that people aged 35 to 39 will be able to book a vaccination from 8 a.m. on Monday.

Anyone born between April 1, 1981 and April 30, 1986 can make an appointment at a participating regional immunization center or community pharmacy – ideally online, but by phone on 0300 200 7813 if desired.

The positive outlook in all four countries has enabled the UK government to send surplus medical supplies – including ventilators – to India, which has seen a record number of cases and deaths.

Meanwhile, a travel leader told Sky News he was “confident” the British would be allowed to go on vacation abroad again from May 17 – while most Mediterranean hotspots “will be open” when schools are closed for the summer.

Under Boris Johnson’s roadmap For the lifting of the lockdown restrictions, international travel without one of the current exemptions – which exclude vacations – will not be permitted until May 17.

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This notice was published: 2021-04-25 13:21:00