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COVID-19: UK records 32,551 other coronavirus infections and 35 deaths | UK News

Another 32,551 coronavirus cases and 35 deaths within 28 days of a positive test were reported on Thursday.

Today’s figures compare to 32,548 COVID cases and 33 deaths recorded on Wednesday.

At the same time last week, 28,008 cases and 16 deaths were reported.

This is another 258.430 COVID vaccine doses were given on Wednesday – 86,953 first doses and 171,477 second doses.

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This means that the total number of people who had a first vaccine now stands at 45,601,445 and 34,198,779 have had a full cycle of vaccinations.

Meanwhile, fully vaccinated adults and all children will no longer need to be quarantined upon their return from Amber List countries from July 19.

Make a statement on international travel in the Commons, Grant Shapps said those who have been beaten twice and those under the age of 18 will no longer have to self-isolate for 10 days after returning to the UK – but will still need to pass a PCR test on their second day back.

The transport secretary also confirmed the will of the government advice that people should not travel to countries on the Orange List will be lifted on the same date in July, meaning that hopeful vacationers can travel for leisure purposes and to see family members.

New Test and Trace figures have been revealed COVID cases in England rose 71% in the week to June 30 compared to the previous seven days, with a total of 135,685 people testing positive.

This is the highest number since the week of February 3.

The rise in the number of new cases comes after the government revealed its plans for “Freedom Day” on July 19, when all remaining restrictions are lifted subject to a final decision to be taken next Monday.

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