The UK has recorded 39,950 new COVID cases and 19 more coronavirus-related deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
The figures compare with 48,161 and 25 deaths announced on Sunday while 34,471 infections and six fatalities were reported this time last week.
Meanwhile, another 18,186 people had their first jab on Sunday, taking the UK total to 46,314,039.
And a further 128,878 had their second jab yesterday, meaning 36,099,727 are now fully vaccinated.
Britain has so far recorded more than 5 million cases and 120,000 deaths.
On 17 July, the British health minister proved positive for the coronavirus.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson went into self-isolation on 18 July.