The UK has recorded just one coronavirus death in the latest 24-hour period with 1,649 new cases, figures show. This is down from the 14 fatalities and 1,671 infections announced yesterday, although Monday Covid figures tend to be lower due to a lag in data reporting at weekends.
Today's increase in deaths is the lowest jump since August 30, when a single fatality was also recorded. It comes as Britain's vaccination campaign continues to speed ahead, with more than 34 million first doses and 15.3 million second doses administered.
The country is moving closer to lifting lockdown completely with one in four people now fully protected. After over five months, the unprecedented roll-out has seen nearly 66 percent of the adult population havingRead more on mirror.co.uk