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COVID-19: 31,772 other coronavirus cases and 26 deaths recorded in the UK | UK News

A further 31,772 cases of COVID-19 and 26 deaths have been reported across the UK in the last 24-hour period.

The figures, released Sunday, against 32,367 cases and 34 deaths the day before – just below the cases recorded on Friday when the highest number of infections since January 22 was recorded.

Cases over the past week have increased by just over 27% from the previous week, while deaths have risen by two-thirds.

Another 93,763 people received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine in the UK on Saturday, bringing the total to 45,881,721 – 87.1% of the adult population.

A total of 211,446 people had their second vaccine, meaning that 34,764,511 (66% of adults) are now fully immunized.

The number of hospital admissions more than doubled (56.6%) in the last week for which data is available, with 563 people admitted to hospital on July 6 and 3,081 in the week to this date.

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This notice was published: 2021-07-11 14:26:00

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