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More than 400,000 second doses of Covid vaccines have been given in the UK for the fourth consecutive day, according to the latest government data.

A record total of 475,230 second doses were administered on Saturday – along with 111,109 first doses.

On Friday, 450,136 second doses and 106,878 first doses were received.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomed the “record-breaking day”, adding that more than seven million people have now been fully vaccinated.

He wrote on Twitter: “Thanks to everyone involved in this extraordinary effort, which has already saved thousands of lives.”