UK reports 95 new COVID deaths and 6,303 new cases

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Man walks along the Golden Jubilee Bridge, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom reported 95 new deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday, down from 141 a day earlier, and deaths over the past seven days were a third lower than the week before, official daily data showed.

The country reported 6,303 new cases of the disease, up from 5,758 a day earlier. The seven-day total was down by 3%.

The data showed that a total 25.735 million people had received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 1.879 million people had received a second dose.

More than half of all adults in England have had their first dose of vaccine, the health service said earlier.

(Reporting by Estelle Shirbon, editing by David Milliken)