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8/10/2021, 5:23 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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UK adds 146 new COVID deaths, most since March 12

The figure for deaths from the effects of COVID-19 recorded daily in the United Kingdom came in at 146 on Tuesday, its highest level since March 12. The death toll linked to coronavirus thus went up to 130,503.

Meanwhile, 23,510 more people contracted the disease in the previous 24 hours, bringing the number of infections registered in the country since the beginning of the pandemic to 6,117,540.

The count of people that received both doses of a vaccine against the disease rose to 39,688,566, more than 75% of the country's adult population. The tally of those that got at least one dose grew to 47,091,889, which is 89% of adult Britons.

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