UK reports COVID-19 surge amid new vaccine roll-out

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The United Kingdom has reported another record number of new coronavirus infections, with more than 58,000 cases confirmed on Monday.

At the same time, it has become the first country to roll out the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.

This is the second COVID-19 vaccination to be rolled out in the UK as the government races to get a handle on a crippling second wave prompted by a new strain of the virus.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports from London, UK.

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