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COVID-19: UK reports seven more deaths, nearly 15 million people have now received both vaccines | UK News

The UK has reported seven more coronavirus-related deaths and nearly 15 million people have received both doses of the vaccine, according to government data.

This compares to 15 deaths and 2,381 new infections Friday, and 32 deaths and 2,061 cases last Saturday.

Another 130,186 people had their first dose of coronavirus Friday, bringing the total to 34,346,273.

And over 400,000 people have had their second vaccine, which means 14,940,984 are now fully immunized.

In another development, the Transport Department released a statement after missing a deadline to release more details on where countries would be placed on the next traffic light system.

The Transport Selection Committee said the government is expected to release a list of countries by May 1.

In a statement, a DfT spokesperson said: “The government has not missed a deadline – we have always said that we will confirm in early May whether international travel can resume on May 17 and which countries will enter which list .

“This will determine the travel conditions for passengers.

“The task force is working to revive international travel in a safe and sustainable way, to allow families and friends to come together and businesses to start thriving again, while ensuring public health is protected.”

And following a COVID-19[female[feminine pilot safety event during a nightclub in liverpoolCulture Secretary Oliver Dowden said further planned trials would continue.

He said “valuable research” will be gathered “as we leave no stone unturned to help us get back to the things we love this summer.”

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This notice was published: 2021-05-01 13:22:00