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UK reports zero daily Covid deaths for first time since pandemic began
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UK reports zero daily Covid deaths for first time since pandemic began

The UK has reported zero daily coronavirus-related deaths for the first time since the pandemic began. Also, 3,165 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data. The latest figures come after a bank holiday weekend when the number of deaths and cases can be lower due to reporting lags. On 30 July last year, zero deaths were reported but the next day there were 20. Meanwhile, another 93,103 people had their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine on Monday, taking the total to 39,477,158. Some 195,546 people had their second jab on Monday, meaning 25,734,719 have now been fully vaccinated. The race to vaccinate the UK gathered pace yesterday after a major walk-in vaccination centre at Twickenham Stadium opened up the jab offer to anyone aged ov...