Coronavirus Latest figures
Written by First Choice Radio on 20 February 2022
Coronavirus – Vaccinations and latest figures
A further 74 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19, bringing the total to 160,581, the Government said.
These figures now include deaths in England following possible reinfections of Covid-19.
Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 183,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
There were 25,696 cases of Covid-19 reported in the UK on Sunday, the Government said, which includes reinfections in England and Northern Ireland that are more than 90 days after a previous positive test.
The total is based on positive lab-confirmed PCR tests in all four nations of the UK, plus most positive lateral flow tests reported in England and all lateral flow tests reported in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
A total of 52,566,648 first doses of Covid-19 vaccine had been delivered in the UK by February 19, Government figures show.
This is a rise of 9,859 on the previous day.
Some 48,871,729 second doses have been delivered, an increase of 18,623.
A combined total of 37,989,163 booster and third doses have been given, a day-on-day rise of 24,857.
Separate totals for booster and third doses are not available.
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