UK cases fall for fifth day in a row as country records 29,173 new infections


The number of new COVID cases in the UK has continued to fall for a fifth day, according to government data.

The country has recorded 29,173 new cases, compared to 31,795 infections recorded on Saturday, and 48,161 recorded this time last week.

A total of 28 deaths within 28 days of a positive test were reported on Sunday. On Saturday, 86 deaths were reported and 58 were recorded at the same time last week.

The number of people to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine has risen by 43,454, taking the total to 46,563,452.

And 37,160,659 people have now been double jabbed after 206,968 adults had their second vaccination yesterday.