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UK says 31.622 million people vaccinated against COVID-19

A man receives an injection with a dose of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, at a vaccination centre in Baitul Futuh Mosque, amid the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain, March 28, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government said on Tuesday that 31.622 million people in the United Kingdom had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, up from 31.582 million in the previous day’s data.

The figures also showed there were 20 additional deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, compared with 26 on Monday.

Reporting by Andy Bruce; editing by William James

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