Department of Health statistics showed today's death toll was down 33 per cent on the 95 recorded at the same time last week. But cases rose by 1.5 per cent after 6,397 were announced.
Britain's Covid deaths continued to fall today amid a successful vaccine roll-out and tumbling infections. It comes after statisticians today revealed the UK has suffered 150,000 Covid deaths.
Today is the second day that just ten deaths have been recorded, marking the lowest daily death toll since September. A further 2,297 people tested positive for coronavirus today,
Department of Health data also showed more than 31.8million Britons have received at least one dose of the Covid vaccine. Almost four times more second doses than first were dished out yesterday.
The Government said a further 10 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of this morning, bringing the UK total to 126,826.
The Department of Health figures show that cases remain low and level despite millions of people getting tested for the virus, suggesting keeping schools open will be safe.
The UK's successful vaccine rollout means it is now in the best position of all major European nations. The weekly infection rate in France is around eight times higher than in the UK.
Department of Health data showed 43 deaths were recorded last Wednesday. It came as medical regulators said under-30s should be offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca vaccine.
No new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Queensland for the third consecutive day, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced.
The capital now has the second lowest Covid death rate in the country, Department of Health figures showed, as all indicators point to the virus having retreated to September levels.