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The UK has reported an additional 5,683 coronavirus cases and one additional death within 28 days of testing positive.

Yesterday, official figures showed there were 5,431 new cases of COVID-19 and four deaths.

The number of recorded cases increased by 2,300 compared to the same period last week, which saw 3,383 coronavirus cases reported as well as one death.

Another 127,345 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 40,460,576, and an additional 259,941 seconds were administered, bringing that total to 27,921,294.

Meanwhile, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced people aged 25 to 29 in England will be able to book their vaccination from tomorrow morning.

He told House of Commons MPs it was “still too early” to say whether the easing of the country’s lockdown restrictions can go ahead as planned on June 21.

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The Health Secretary also said he had asked the Joint Committee on Immunization and Immunization (JCVI) to provide clinical advice on vaccinating 12 to 17 year olds after the UK health regulator discovered that the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine is safe for 12 to 15 years. -years.

Earlier today, the Borough of Calderdale in West Yorkshire announced that surge tests will be rolled out from tomorrow and that all people over the age of 12, who live or work in the areas of Todmorden, Park or Warley, will be encouraged to take a COVID-19 PCR test.

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This notice was published: 2021-06-07 15:14:00

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