Britain reports 10,406 new COVID-19 cases, first vaccine doses pass 17 million

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Saturday reported 10,406 new COVID-19 cases, government statistics showed, and a total of 17.2 million people have now received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

There were 445 more deaths recorded within 28 days of positive coronavirus test.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; Editing by Giles Elgood)