More than 21 million people in UK have had one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 vaccinations in Wirksworth, Derbyshire

LONDON (Reuters) – Over 21 million people have now been given a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Britain, health authorities said on Friday.

Public Health England said that 21,358,815 people had received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while there had been 236 deaths within 28 days of a positive test reported on Friday.

(Reporting by Alistair Smout, editing by William James)

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