1,979 more coronavirus infections in BritainWorld | 17 May 2021 11:34 pm
Britain reported 1,979 new coronavirus disease patients on Monday and five deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test.
For comparison, on Sunday 1,926 patients and four deaths were reported.
Meanwhile, 36.7 million people had been given their first vaccine dose and nearly 20.3 million have had two jabs. It takes the total to 56,992,075.-Reuters/Sky News