COVID-19: UK records 335 more coronavirus-related deaths and 109,133 new cases, daily figures show

The UK has recorded 335 further coronavirus-related deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.

It brings the total number of deaths to 151,342, although separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have now been 174,233 deaths registered in the UK where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

That figure compares to 398 deaths recorded on Wednesday.

The latest data also shows 109,133 more COVID cases were reported in the latest 24-hour period.

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A total of 52,031,355 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine were delivered in the UK by 12 January, the latest figures show.

This is a rise of 19,520 on the previous day.

Some 47,804,588 second doses have been delivered, an increase of 30,340.

A combined total of 36,079,875 booster and third doses have been given, a day-on-day rise of 126,632.

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