Some 140 people are getting a coronavirus jab in the UK per minute, Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi has said, revealing that police officers, teachers and shopkeepers will be prioritised next.
Britain’s quest to vaccinate its population against coronavirus is going at a great pace, Zahawi told Sky News on Monday.
“It is going well, we're vaccinating on average 140 people, that’s first jab, literally a minute. That’s the average, so some areas are doing better,” he stated. “You'll see that improve as we open more of the large vaccination centres, 17 in total by this week and 50 by the end of the month.”
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