The mutant Covid strain has brought the death toll to a record of over 1600 in the UK a day

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    Britain has been battling a new strain of the virus thought to be far more infectious, and on Tuesday it registered a record of more than 1,600 deaths over 24 hours. But in what’s being seen as a hopeful sign, the number of cases over the last week dropped by around 22 percent amid a stringent lockdown. A massive vaccination drive is underway, and more than four million people have now received a jab. CGTN Andrew Wilson reports.

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