Britain records 22,195 new COVID cases, has given 6.6 million first vaccine doses

COVID-19 vaccination in Blackpool

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Monday it had recorded 22,195 new COVID-19 cases, down from 30,004 the previous day, with government statistics showing that 6,573,570 people had received a first dose of a vaccine.

There were 592 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test, down from 610 on Sunday.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout, editing by Elizabeth Piper)