Another 24,470 Covid cases recorded in UK as infections continue to fall

A further 65 people have also died with the virus.

8/1/2021 7:00:00 PM

This marks a 30% decrease in cases in the last seven days.

A further 65 people have also died with the virus.

SharesThe number of cases recorded has slowed over the weekend, but this can often be due to a lag in reporting over Saturdays and Sundays (Picture: Reuters)Another 24,470 new Covid cases have been reported as infections continue to fall across the UK.

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A total of 65 deaths have been recorded in the last 24-hour period, according to the Department of Health.Today’s figures continue the recent downward trend of Covid cases – down from 26,144 infections and 71 fatalities.This marks a 30% decrease in cases in the last seven days.

Although the number of deaths are lower today than yesterday, they have crept up by almost 17% in the last week – jumping from 447 fatalities to 525.Figures are usually lower over the weekend, particularly on Sundays, due to a lag in reporting.The latest figures show 911 people were admitted to hospital with the virus on July 27, marking an almost 15% increase on the week before – though the rate of new admissions have begun to slow. headtopics.com

Another 24,470 cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours (Picture: Metro.co.uk/Reuters)A person receives a Covid-19 jab at a pop-up vaccination centre during a four-day vaccine festival in Langdon Park, Poplar, east London (Picture: PA)Data shows that another 38,858 people have received their first dose of the jab in the last 24 hours, while 212,159 had their second.

This means that 72.5% of the UK adult population is fully inoculated against the virus, while 88.6% has received one dose. Read more: Metro »

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Tomorrow is 2 weeks since freedom day. Since it takes that long for cases to show through (spoiler: it doesn’t) expect a massive increase (spoiler: it will keep decreasing). And the weather in Scotland has gotten bad but cases still plummeting there tnewtondunn

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