Coronavirus figures out today
The Government said a further 29 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 127,480.
Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have been 152,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
The Government also said that, as of 9am on Wednesday, there had been a further 2,166 lab-confirmed cases in the UK.
It brings the total to 4,411,797.
Government data up to April 27 shows that of the 47,540,984 jabs given in the UK so far, 33,959,908 were first doses – a rise of 116,328 on the previous day.
Some 13,581,076 were second doses, an increase of 379,265.