The UK has reported 6,391 coronavirus cases according to the latest figures published on the Governments data dashboard.

343 coronavirus-related deaths have also been reported. By the Government’s figures, 135,613 people have now died from the virus in the UK.

Today’s daily figures compare to 8,489 new cases and 548 deaths reported last Tuesday.

The number of people who have been given at least one vaccine is now at 20,478,619 – an increase of 203,000. Just over 844,000 people in total have also had their second.

The number of deaths in England and Wales where COVID-19 is mentioned on the death certificate has fallen by more than a quarter – its lowest level since the start of the year.

There were 4,079 deaths in England and Wales where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate in the week to 19 February – a fall of 39% on the previous week

New data from the Office for National Statistics shows that one-in-four people are estimated to have antibodies against coronavirus in England (up to the 11 February) – up from one-in-five (up to 1 February)

In Wales and Northern Ireland the figure is one in six, in Scotland it’s one in eight (up from one-in-seven in Wales and Northern Ireland and one-in-nine in Scotland).

The highest percentage of people testing positive for antibodies is in the over 80s – the first group to be vaccinated.

Meanwhile the search for the mystery person with Brazil variant narrows to 379 homes in South East

Speaking about the Brazilian variant, Mr Hancock says five of the six identified cases isolated at their home – but one person has still not been traced.

However, thanks to batch testing, the search has been narrowed from the whole of the UK to 379 households in the South East.

“We’re contacting each one. We’re grateful that a number of potential cases have come forward following the call that we put out over the weekend,” the Health Secretary said in the House of Commons


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