COVID-19: Another 1,052 UK deaths reported as 12.6 million receive first vaccine jab

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Another 1,052 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in the UK, according to the latest government figures.

The number is up from the 333 fatalities confirmed on Monday.

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A further 12,364 infections were also confirmed on Tuesday, compared with the 14,104 cases reported yesterday.

Meanwhile, a total of 12,646,486 people in the UK have had a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine.

The news comes after it was revealed there were 8,433 deaths linked to coronavirus in the final full week of January.

The figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) also show there were 19 consecutive days in January - from January 7 to 25 - when the daily death toll was above 1,000.

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