More than 12 million Brits are now fully vaccinated as UK records 32 deaths

John Dunne
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<p>A woman receives a vaccine dose.</p> (PA)

A woman receives a vaccine dose.

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More than 12 million Brits are now fully vaccinated as the UK recorded 32 deaths.

The Government said a further 32 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 127,417.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have been 151,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

The Government also said that, as of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 2,061 lab-confirmed cases in the UK.

It brings the total to 4,403,170.

Meanwhile 12,071, 810 people are now fully vaccinated, having had their second dose.

The total number of people who have had a first dose is 33,508,590. More than half the UK’s population has had one jab, according to the official figures.

A total of 38,189,536 Covid-19 vaccinations took place in England between December 8 and April 23, according to NHS England data, including first and second doses, which is a rise of 501,800 on the previous day.

Government data up to April 23 shows that of the 45,580,400 jabs given in the UK so far, 33,508,590 were first doses – a rise of 119,953 on the previous day.

Some 12,071,810 were second doses, an increase of 448,139.

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