The UK has reported its lowest number of COVID deaths since mid-September, while more than five million people have now had both doses of a vaccine.
The landmark vaccination count was passed as a further 3,423 infections were reported in the latest 24-hour period.
Another 10 deaths have been recorded within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, according to government figures, compared to 52 on Friday and 58 last Saturday. It’s the lowest since nine were reported on 14 September.
An extra 381,285 jabs were registered yesterday in total.
Of those, 124,415 were first doses, meaning 31,425,682 have now received an initial injection.
A further 256,870 second jabs were administered, bringing the total to 5,205,505.