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COVID-19: UK registers 10,476 new cases and 11 more deaths, according to latest daily figures | UK News

The UK has recorded 10,476 other coronavirus infections and 11 more deaths in the last 24-hour period.

This compares to 11,007 new cases yesterday and 19 deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

Last Friday, 8,125 new infections have been reported, along with 17 deaths.

According to official government figures, 243,978 first vaccines were administered yesterday, bringing the total to 42,460,632, or 80.6% of the adult population.

The number of people now fully vaccinated is 30,898,467 – 58.7% of adults – after 223,260 second injections were given.

England’s R number remains unchanged between 1.2 and 1.4, according to the latest estimates.

The weekly figure – produced by the scientific advisory committee SAGE – was at the same position seven days ago.

R represents the average number of people each person has COVID-19[female[feminine continues to infect, so every 10 people this week will infect about 12-14 more.

The Delta variant now represents almost all coronavirus cases, according to Public Health England.

Some 33,630 cases of the mutation were recorded last week and PHE said that “the most recent data shows that 99% of the cases sequenced and genotyped across the country are the Delta variant”.

Last week he accounted for 90% of COVID cases across the UK.

Meanwhile, AstraZeneca and the EU have both claimed victory in a court ruling on the supply of COVID vaccines.

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This notice was published: 2021-06-18 14:44:00

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