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More than 12 million Britons have received first COVID-19 vaccine dose

FILE PHOTO: People receive a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Winding Wheel Theatre, Chesterfield, Britain February 3, 2021. REUTERS/Carl Recine

LONDON (Reuters) - A total of 12,014,288 Britons have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to government data released on Sunday, as the authorities race to roll out the injections.

Britain on Sunday also reported a further 15,845 cases and 373 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test, figures showed.

Reporting by Costas Pitas; Editing by Frances Kerry

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