COVID-19: Another 230 coronavirus deaths in UK - as 15.3 million have first vaccine dose

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The UK has recorded another 230 coronavirus deaths in the UK, according to government figures.

This is a fall from the 258 deaths announced on Sunday.

The latest data also shows another 9,765 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, compared with the 10,972 infections reported on Sunday.

Meanwhile, a total of 15,300,151 people have now had their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while 539,630 have had a second jab.

The numbers have been announced as the UK government reached its target of offering everyone in the top four priority groups - around 15 million people - a first dose of a vaccine by mid-February.