Another 65 coronavirus deaths have been recorded in the UK – the second day running that the number has been below 100.
The UK has recorded a further 82 coronavirus deaths and 5,177 cases in the last 24 hours, government figures show.
People aged 56 to 59 are being invited to book in for a COVID jab, as the NHS vaccination programme continues to gather pace.
The UK has recorded 158 coronavirus-related deaths and 6,040 cases in last 24-hour period, according to government figures.
Mark Anderson-Hammersley was one of the few patients not behind a screen.
The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to the “extraordinary determination, courage and creativity” of people throughout the Commonwealth during the COVID crisis, as the Royal Family carry on with their work amid the hype around Harry and Meghan’s interview with Oprah.
Fans of Rangers Football Club have been criticised for gathering in large numbers outside their stadium despite COVID lockdown rules.
Nearly 21 million people in the UK have now had a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
More than half of all adults have now received a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in at least 19 areas in England and Scotland.
The chancellor has vowed to build a “fairer” country in memory of those who have died during the coronavirus pandemic.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced several measures to support people affected by COVID-19 lockdowns.
The UK has reported another 343 COVID-related deaths and 6,391 cases in the last 24 hours, government figures show.
A quarter of the people in England are now thought to have COVID-19 antibodies, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said.
Another 104 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus and a further 5,455 new cases have been reported.
Anyone living with school-aged children in England will be entitled to two rapid coronavirus tests a week when pupils return to the classroom, the government has said.
A couple and a child had to be rescued after they set up camp on the edge of a cliff in breach of coronavirus restrictions, the coastguard said.
Felpham sits on the sunny West Sussex coast and basks in the joys of being a village far away from urban COVID-19 hotspots.
Let’s start with the good news. COVID cases are gradually slowing down; they’ve become just another part of a shift for the paramedics in North Wales and the rest of the UK.
Rising coronavirus cases in a small number of areas in England has led the deputy chief medical officer to warn: “Don’t wreck this now.”
The UK has reported another 345 coronavirus deaths and 8,523 new cases, while more than 19 million people have now had their first vaccine dose.
Getting the vaccine is for many a lifesaver.
The UK’s COVID-19 alert level has been downgraded as the threat of the NHS being overwhelmed recedes.
The UK introduced a COVID alert level system in May 2020 to reflect the degree of threat to the country from the virus.
More than 18 million people have now received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine in the UK.
Nearly 18 million people have now had their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine in the UK, while another 548 deaths have been reported.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is “very optimistic” that he will be able to remove all coronavirus restrictions in England by 21 June under his four-stage plan for lifting lockdown.
Lockdown has been grim but Leicester has been in a suspended animation of near constant restrictions since the beginning of the pandemic.
Another 178 coronavirus-related deaths and 10,641 new cases have been recorded, while the number of people to have received a first jab has now passed 17.7 million.
The first dose of a COVID vaccine appears to reduce your chances of transmitting the disease by “about two-thirds”, the health secretary has told Sky News.
There is a “value” in giving COVID jabs to children, the health secretary has told Sky News – as a leading scientist said the UK’s vaccine rollout should turn to younger age groups “as fast as we can”.