COVID-19: Another 1,725 coronavirus deaths reported in the UK

A further 1,725 coronavirus deaths have been reported in the UK - a day after the number of COVID-19-related fatalities surpassed 100,000.

Since the start of the pandemic, a total of 101,887 people have now died in the UK within 28 days of a positive COVID test.

Another 25,308 cases were recorded in the latest 24 hour period - compared to the 20,089 infections that were confirmed yesterday.

A total of 7,164,387 people have received a first dose of a COVID vaccine.