UK's daily COVID cases count fall to lowest in two months

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded the smallest number of new COVID-19 cases for two months on Monday in a further sign that the country's latest national lockdown is working, government data showed. There were 14,104 people who tested positive COVID-19 in the latest daily total, down from 15,845 on Sunday and the lowest figure since Dec.

Reuters February 09, 2021 00:12:24 IST
UK's daily COVID cases count fall to lowest in two months

UKs daily COVID cases count fall to lowest in two months

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded the smallest number of new COVID-19 cases for two months on Monday in a further sign that the country's latest national lockdown is working, government data showed.

There were 14,104 people who tested positive COVID-19 in the latest daily total, down from 15,845 on Sunday and the lowest figure since Dec. 8.

The number of new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test fell to 333 on Monday from 373 on Sunday, marking the smallest daily death toll since Dec. 27.

The government also said 12.294 million people had received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Sunday, up from 12.015 million on Saturday.

(Reporting by Andy Bruce. Editing by Andrew MacAskill)

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