UK records another 5,766 coronavirus cases, 231 deaths
Another 5,766 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,228,998, according to official figures released Tuesday, Trend reports citing Xinhua.
The country also reported another 231 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 124,797. These figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 days of their first positive test.
The latest figures were revealed as more than 22.5 million people in Britain have been given the first jab of the coronavirus vaccine.
Earlier Tuesday, England's Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty warned that "big blocks of risk are being taken" as the country's coronavirus lockdown is being eased.