Coronavirus live news: UK records 1,348 deaths; Israel begins vaccinating teenagers

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5.01pm GMT

Thailand reported 198 new infections on Saturday, 180 of which were reported as having been locally transmitted.

The country distinguishes between infections transmitted in local communities and cases imported from abroad.

4.34pm GMT

The UK reported a further 1,348 deaths from coronavirus on Saturday, down from Friday’s 1,401 reported deaths.

A further 33,552 people in the country tested positive in the 24 hours to Saturday, according to government data.

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