The number of people in the U.K. who have received two doses of a Covid vaccine has now exceeded 15 million. Almost 35 million people have also had at last one dose of a vaccine, yet the Government continues to refuse to speed up the exit from lockdown. Sky News has the story.
A large proportion of the elderly and most vulnerable are fully inoculated against Covid.
A further 372,304 second jabs were administered on Saturday, bringing the total to 15,329,617.
The number of first jabs given yesterday was 143,175. Some 34,505,380 people have now had at least an initial dose.
In its latest daily update, the government said a further 14 people had died within 28 days of a positive test…
Meanwhile, people who attended the “First Dance” event in Liverpool are being reminded they need to take follow up tests.
The city’s Director of Public Health, Matt Ashton, said: “We ask people to take a PCR five days afterwards and that helps us identify any virus that happened as a result of the event.
“I’m not expecting any.”
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