LONDON:Britain reported another 170 coronavirus-related deaths, the highest number of fatalities recorded in one day since March 12, according to official figures released.
The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 131,149. These figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 days of their first positive test.
Another 26,852 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 6,322,241, according to the latest figures.
Meanwhile, data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) showed that a total of 10,187 deaths were registered in the week ending Aug. 6, of which 527, about 5.2 percent, involved coronavirus.
Nearly 90 percent of the adults in Britain have received a COVID-19 vaccine, while more than 77 percent have had the second jab, according to the latest figures.