Britain records 1,322 new COVID deaths, 19,202 cases

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain recorded 1,322 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for COVID-19 on Wednesday, down from 1,449 a day earlier, with a further 19,202 cases of the disease, an increase from a day earlier.

Official data showed that 10.02 million people have been given the first dose of a vaccine, up from a figure of 9.65 million people announced on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; editing by Michael Holden)