(*17*)Another 17 deaths and 2,193 COVID cases have been reported within the UK within the newest each day figures.
(*17*)It compares with the 15 deaths inside 28 days of a optimistic check and 2,490 cases recorded this time final week.
(*17*)An additional 209,284 folks had their first dose of a COVID vaccine and 428,041 have had their second shot.
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(*17*)It brings the overall who’ve had one dose to 36,115,955, whereas 19,319,010 have had two doses.
(*17*)The figures come after 4 folks died within the UK with the Indian variant of COVID-19 – the primary recognized home deaths from the new variant of the virus.
(*17*)In line with knowledge revealed by the federal government, the 4 deaths from the B.1.617.2 pressure of the virus, now designated a “variant of concern”, passed off between 5 Might and 12 Might.
(*17*)In the meantime, Quantity 10 has stated the prime minister is to carry a Downing Road coronavirus information convention later at present.
(*17*)Boris Johnson is predicted to debate the unfold of the Indian COVID-19 variant – and the steps the federal government is taking to fight it – when he addresses the nation at 5.30pm alongside England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty.
(*17*)Elsewhere, Portugal has confirmed that vacationers from the UK will be capable to journey to the nation from Monday.
(*17*)The nation’s international affairs minister has stated anybody arriving from 17 Might will need to have had a adverse PCR outcome inside the earlier 72 hours.
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