Britain reports 5,341 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

People queue outside a vaccination centre for those aged over 18 at the Belmont Health Centre in Harrow, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported 5,341 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, up 68% from a week ago, and 4 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

Government data also showed 40,333,231 people had now received their first vaccination and 27,661,353 had been given two doses.

(Reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by Alexander Smith)

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