UK reports 29 COVID-19 deaths, 2,166 new cases

People queue at a mobile coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing site in Stockwell

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported 29 deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test on Wednesday, up from 17 a day earlier, according to government data.

There were 2,166 new cases reported on Wednesday, down from 2,685 on Tuesday, while the number who had received the first dose of a vaccine rose to 33,959,908.

(Reporting by Paul Sandle. Editing by Andrew MacAskill)