COVID-19: UK reports five more coronavirus deaths and 1,979 cases

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Five more deaths and 1,979 cases of COVID have been reported in the UK in the latest daily figures.

It compares to four deaths within 28 days of a positive test and 1,926 cases recorded on Sunday.

This brings the total number of people who have died in the UK to 127,684.

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Another 131,318 people received their first dose of COVID-19[feminine[feminine vaccine and 183,745 had their second injection.

The total number of people who had their first vaccine now stands at 36,704,672, while 20,287,403 are fully immunized.

The last digits come as other restrictions have been lifted across England today.

People are now allowed to meet outdoors in groups of no more than 30, hospitality can open up indoors, international travel is allowed, and people can kiss.

In Scotland six people from three households can meet indoors and in Wales six people can meet indoors and 50 at outdoor events.

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The first Britons started arriving in Portugal on the green list after travel restrictions were lifted, while others flew to orange list countries like Greece, despite government advice not to.

however, Boris Johnson called for caution as restrictions lifted.

The Prime Minister admitted the Indian variant ‘S’s presence in parts of the country could further delay England’s move to the fourth and final leg of its roadmap – slated for June 21.

This would see all legal limits on social contacts removed, provided testing on vaccines, infection rates and new coronavirus variations continue to be encountered.

He said: “We are closely monitoring the spread of the variant identified for the first time in India and acting quickly where infection rates rise.

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“Current data does not indicate unsustainable pressure on the NHS and our extraordinary vaccination program will accelerate – with second doses purchased to give the most vulnerable maximum protection.

“But now everyone has to play their part – by getting tested twice a week, showing up for your vaccine on call and remembering the hands, face, space and air. fresh.

“I urge everyone to exercise caution and take responsibility when enjoying new freedoms today in order to keep the virus at bay. “

Vaccination rollout has been stepped up in areas experiencing an increase in cases, including Bolt, where infections have doubled.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said there were 2,323 cases of the variant in the UK – including 483 in Bolton, Blackburn and Darwin.

During the weekend, more than 6,200 doses of vaccine have been distributed in the city as he was struggling to combat an upsurge in cases, much of which was blamed on the Indian variant.

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