UK reports 2,493 more coronavirus cases, 15 further deaths

Medical workers move a patient between ambulances outside of the Royal London Hospital amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Tuesday reported 2,493 further cases of coronavirus and 15 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test, according to official data.

The government figures also showed the number of people who have received the first dose of vaccine rose to 38,192,417.

(Reporting by Costas Pitas. Editing by Andrew MacAskill)

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