London, February 1
The number of people in Britain dying within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test dropped to 406 on Monday from 587 on Sunday, the lowest daily number since December 28, government figures showed on Monday.
The number of people who tested positive for the disease dropped to 18,607, the lowest since December 15.
Both deaths and positive test results are typically lower on Mondays than other days of the week.
The number of people who have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine rose to 9.296 million from 8.977 million the day before. Reuters