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UK reports 33 new COVID-19 deaths, lowest daily number since October

UK reports 33 new COVID-19 deaths, lowest daily number since October

FILE PHOTO: A man holding an umbrella walks over Waterloo Bridge during rainfall, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, March 12, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

LONDON: The daily number of COVID-19 deaths in the United Kingdom fell to 33 on Sunday (Mar 21), the lowest figure since Oct. 5 and down from peaks of well over 1,000 daily cases in January and February, official data showed.

The number of new confirmed cases was 5,312, while the seven-day total number of cases was 38,145, down 4.4per cent on the previous seven-day period.

The number of people who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine rose to 27.6 million, well over half the adult population. A total of 2.3 million have had both doses.

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Source: Reuters

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