More than half a million people in the United Kingdom received a dose of COVID-19 vaccine in a day, official data showed on Thursday, raising the total who have had two doses past 6 million.
A total of 31.8 million people have now had at least one dose, while 6.1 million have had two after the health service delivered 99,530 first doses and 408,396-second doses in the latest 24-hour period.
The daily total number of new cases of the virus was 3,030, with the seven-day total of 20,056 down by 37% compared with the previous seven-day period.
The daily number of deaths was 53, with the seven-day death toll of 216 down by 32% compared with the previous seven days.
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