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UK records four more Covid deaths in lowest daily death toll since September

Luke O'Reilly
·1-min read
<p>A total of 127,274 people have lost their lives</p> (PA)

A total of 127,274 people have lost their lives

(PA)

The UK has recorded four more coronavirus deaths in the lowest daily toll since September of last year.

The official death toll for the UK is now 127,274.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have been 151,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

The Government also said that, as of 9am on Monday, there had been a further 2,963 lab-confirmed cases in the UK.

This brings the total number of coronavirus cases recorded in the UK to 4,390,783.

Government data also showed that 83,225 more first doses of the vaccine had been given. This means that 32,932,448 people have received their first jab.

Meanwhile, a further 221,193 second doses of the jab were given. This means that a total of 10,152,039 have now been fully vaccinated.

It comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed the success of the vaccine rollout on Monday.

“Vaccines offer us the best possible protection from the virus, so it is fantastic that 10 million people have now received their second dose", he said.

“This is another remarkable milestone in our vaccination programme, which has already saved thousands of lives.

“I want to thank the brilliant staff and volunteers involved in the rollout, and urge all those who are called to keep coming forward.”

DHSC said that health services across the UK administered a total of 43,084,487 million vaccines between December 8 and April 18, including 32,932,448 people receiving their first dose.

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