The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK has fallen sharply in the past week.
A total of 110 deaths were reported today.
However, that’s less than half the week before when 231 deaths were confirmed and a third of the 343 deaths two weeks ago. the mirror online reports.
In the past week, 893 people lost their lives to the virus, a third fewer than in the previous seven days.
In the UK, a total of 125,690 people have died as a result of the coronavirus since the pandemic began.
64 deaths were reported on Monday, the lowest number on Monday since October 5, when 19 people were confirmed to have died within 28 days of contracting the virus.
A month ago, on February 15, 799 deaths were announced.
Government data through March 15 shows that of the 26,503,552 shocks given in the UK to date, 24,839,906 were first doses – an increase from 386,685 the previous day.
About 1,663,646 were second doses, an increase from 53,366.
Meanwhile, the stay at home order will be lifted in Scotland on April 2nd, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.
From that date, the MSPs have been told that Scots will instead be advised to remain on site for what the Prime Minister hoped would be less than three weeks.
From April 5, click-and-collect retail services as well as garden centers, car dealerships, household goods stores and hairdressers and hairdressers can also reopen.
Ms. Sturgeon said more students, especially those in college, will be able to return to teaching in person, with colleges giving priority to those who are at risk of not completing courses first for return.
Downing Street again defended the safety of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, saying the Prime Minister would be happy to accept it when it was his turn to get a sting.
The prime minister’s official spokesman said the drug and health products regulator is “extremely clear that both vaccines are both safe and effective”.
The World Health Organization has also “made it clear that the AZ vaccine is both safe and effective. They said there is no cause for concern and the distribution of the vaccine should not be suspended”.
When asked if Boris Johnson would be ready to receive the AstraZeneca shock, the spokesman said, “Yes, he would be very happy to take the Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine.”