Covid live: UK nears 40m total coronavirus vaccine doses; Iran records highest daily death toll this year

UK has now given 32.1 million people a first dose of the vaccine and 7.5 million a second dose; Iran reports 258 further Covid-19 deaths

10.20pm BST

Mexico’s government reported 1,793 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 126 more fatalities, according to new data from the health ministry, bringing the total to 2,280,213 infections and 209,338 deaths.

The government said the real case numbers are likely significantly higher, and separate data published by the health ministry suggested the actual coronavirus death toll may be at least 60% above the confirmed figure.

8.58pm BST

Gretchen Whitmer, the governor of Michigan, vowed on Sunday to push the Biden administration for more Covid-19 vaccines as her state experiences a worrying spike in cases.

Joe Biden has said Washington will give Michigan more federal resources to support vaccinations and testing, but not additional vaccines.

Related: Michigan governor vows to push Biden for more vaccines as Covid cases surge

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