UK records 258 new COVID deaths, 10,972 more infections

A person walks past the entrance to a testing site, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported 258 new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test and 10,972 new infections, official data showed on Sunday.

The data also showed 15,062,189 people had received their first vaccine dose, confirming an earlier announcement.

(Reporting by William James; Editing by Alexander Smith)