The numbers compare to 29,173 infections and 56 deaths reported yesterday, while 41,192 cases and 45 deaths were announced at this time last week.
987 deaths have been reported in the past seven days, an increase of 25.1% from the previous week.
And the latest data also shows that the number of COVID patients admitted to hospital in the past seven days has risen to 6,917, an increase of 4.7% from the previous week.
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Meanwhile, another 14,955 people received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Sunday, bringing the total to 48,439,272 (89.1% of over-16s in the UK).
And 52,615 people had their second vaccine yesterday, which means 44,048,093 are now fully vaccinated (81.0% of those over 16).
Since the start of the pandemic early last year, 134,261 people have died in the UK within 28 days of testing positive COVID-19[feminine[feminine test, and there were 7,256,559 laboratory-confirmed infections.
Separate figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that there have now been 158,000 recorded deaths in the UK where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
The latest data was released following the announcement by the UK’s chief medical officers that they would advise children between the ages of 12 and 15 to get the coronavirus vaccine.
The advice will likely be followed by the government, as Boris Johnson looks to lay out his plan on Tuesday to deal with coronavirus over the coming fall and winter.
The prime minister would “Standing” against another lock, and wants vaccines to be the primary means of fighting COVID.
Mr. Johnson wants to avoid using COVID passports if possible in England, but the measure is held “in reserve”.
Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon has set up a program in Scotland, requiring the presentation of proof of vaccination when entering high-traffic areas from 1 October.
Industry leaders warn that such passports would be a “financial disaster” for places like nightclubs.
Recent analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that fully vaccinated people accounted for just 1% of all coronavirus deaths in England in the first half of 2021.
And of these, most were infected before they received both vaccines, or tested positive for COVID within two weeks of completing the inoculation.
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Some 51,281 COVID-related deaths were recorded between January 2 and July 2.
Of these, only 640 were doubled.