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Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?

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Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?

 

There have been slotxo more than 5.7 million confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK and more than 129,000 people have died, government figures show.

However, these figures include only people who have died within 28 days of testing positive for coronavirus.

More than 46.5 million people in the UK have now had their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine.

Fall in new daily cases
The average number of daily confirmed cases rose sharply in June and early July. It now appears to have begun falling again.

A further 23,511 confirmed cases in the UK were announced on Tuesday.

The rise in cases was being driven by the Delta variant, which spreads faster than the previously most common Kent variant (now named Alpha).

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lifted all legal restrictions in England but he has urged the public to remain cautious, saying the pandemic is not over.

Vaccine rollout continuing
More than 46.5 million people - about 88% of all UK adults - have now received a first dose of a vaccine and almost 37.5 million people, or more than 70% of all adults, have had a second.

In total, more than 39 million people in England have had one vaccine dose.

In Scotland, four million people have had their first shot, while the figure is approaching 1.2 million in Northern Ireland. The latest figure for Wales is nearly 2.3 million.