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Covid: UK death toll rises to 94,580 as further 1,290 die

Pictured, the Al Abbas Mosque in Birmingham, which is being used as a covid vaccination centre. The research from Professor Paul hunter and Professor Alastair Grant looked at the impact of coronavirus spread following a vaccination drive and when all non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs), such as social distancing and mask wearing, have been lifted A further 1,290 people had died within ...

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UK reports 1,820 more Covid deaths, the most recorded in one day

Britons sit socially distanced after receiving a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at Salisbury cathedral today A further 1,820 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 – the highest number of UK deaths reported on a single day since the coronavirus outbreak began. It brings the total number of reported deaths linked to coronavirus in the ...

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Covid-19: Four million in UK get their first vaccine

More than four million people in the UK have received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, according to government figures. People in their 70s and the clinically extremely vulnerable in England are now among those being offered the vaccine. However, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said UK data showed more people were in hospital with Covid than ever – and ...

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Covid being brought ‘under control’ as UK ‘smashing vaccine target’, Matt Hancock says

Covid-19 is being brought “under control” in the UK, the health secretary has said, suggesting that lockdown restrictions are having an impact on virus transmission. In an optimistic press conference, Matt Hancock said the government is “smashing the target” of vaccinating the four groups considered most vulnerable to coronavirus by February 15. He said 4,620,501 people in the UK have ...

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Covid: UK records 599 further deaths as coronavirus cases rise by 37,535

NHS staff administer the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine at the Totally Wicked Stadium, home of St Helens rugby club, one of the new mass vaccination centres opened today A further 599 people have died in the UK within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test, while 37,535 more cases of coronavirus have been recorded. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics ...

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Covid-19: Vaccination rollout begins for over-70s in England

People in England aged 70 and over, as well as those listed as clinically extremely vulnerable, will begin receiving offers of a coronavirus vaccine this week. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the move was a “significant milestone” in the nation’s vaccination programme. It comes as 10 new mass vaccination hubs open across England. Also from Monday, the UK is closing ...

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Covid: UK death toll rises by 671 as 38,598 new cases reported

Another 704 people have died with Covid-19 in British hospitals, it was announced this afternoon, with 631 of those in England A further 671 people have died within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test and 38,598 more people have tested positive for coronavirus. The deaths, recorded as of 9am on Sunday morning, mean that 89,261 people have died with ...

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Britain to host first G7 summit of Biden era in June

Britain will host a G7 summit in June, the government said Friday, announcing what will be the first face-to-face meeting of the group since the start of Joe Biden’s US presidency. Outgoing US President Donald Trump was forced to cancel last year’s meeting of the G7 — the world’s most advanced economies — due to the coronavirus pandemic. Individual leaders ...

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Covid: UK Further 1,295 deaths as daily cases hit 41,346

Britons ignored Boris Johnson’s plea to stay home this weekend to stem the spread of coronavirus. People are pictured walking through Victoria Park, east London, today A further 1,295 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for coronavirus, the government has confirmed. It marks the fifth consecutive day of more than 1,000 Covid-19 deaths, and takes the total ...

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