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COVID-19: UK reports two more coronavirus deaths and 1,770 cases | UK News

Two more people have died from COVID-19 in the UK and 1,770 more cases have been reported.

This is the smallest number of COVID deaths recorded in daily numbers since September 6 of last year, and the fewest cases since September 3.

Today’s figures compare to 14 deaths within 28 days of a positive test and 1,671 cases recorded last Sunday.

The total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic stands at 127,605.

The latest daily government figures also show that 169,027 people have had a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine and 438,837 received their second dose on Saturday.

This means that 17,669,379 are now fully vaccinated, while 35,371,669 have received at least one vaccine.

The government has announced that it will offer a shot to all adults by the end of July, and in England anyone over 40 is now eligible.

There were also 1,152 people hospitalized with COVID, according to the latest figures available (May 6); 163 of them on fans.

Cases and deaths have fallen since the peak in mid-January, but the rate of decline has slowed considerably in the past month or so.

The seven-day average for cases is 2,094.1 and 9.6 for deaths.

It comes like people will soon be able to kiss loved ones again and head inside as the next step in easing restrictions begins.

Michael Gove told Sky News that the Prime Minister will give the green light on Monday for the change to go as planned on May 17.

The rules on international travel are also expected to change on the same day, with people being allowed to travel again.

However, only a limited number of countries on the “ green list ” the new traffic light system will allow people to avoid quarantine when they return to the UK.

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This notice was published: 2021-05-09 13:50:00