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COVID-19: UK reports seven more coronavirus deaths as nearly 37 million people receive a dose of vaccine | UK News

The UK has reported seven more coronavirus-related deaths and 2,412 new cases in the last 24-hour period, according to government data.

The numbers compare to five deaths and 1,979 cases announced on Monday, while 20 deaths and 2,474 cases were revealed last Tuesday.

Since the start of the pandemic, 127,691 people nationwide have died within 28 days of testing positive for COVID-19[female[feminine, and there were 4,450,392 laboratory confirmed infections.

It comes as an additional 106,733 people in the UK have had a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine on Monday, bringing the total to 36,811,405.

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Another 259,049 received their second vaccine on Monday, which means 20,546,452 have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the UK.

The latest data has been revealed as Boris Johnson said there was “nothing conclusive about saying we need to deviate” plans to end coronavirus restrictions on June 21.

Amid fears that the increase in the number of cases of the Indian variant COVID could push England’s roadmap out of lockdown, the Prime Minister said: ‘We are looking very carefully at the data … what is happening happening … the epidemiology … the extent to which the a new variant may be more transmissible ”.

He said “we will know a lot more in a few days” and promised to “keep people informed” and “continually updated”.

He stressed that he stressed the need for people to get vaccinated, if they are eligible.

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“ We will know a lot more in a few days ”

Mr Johnson said data from hotspots such as Bolton, Blackburn, Bedford and Sefton was being reviewed to learn more about the impact of the variant.

As the number of cases of India’s B.1.617.2 variant nearly doubled in one week to 2,323, Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the House of Commons on Monday that the majority of …

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