Second dose milestone as 2.5 million get top-up jab


The NHS in England has vaccinated more than 25 million people against Covid-19, with the number of people receiving their second dose reaching a new weekly high.

Over 2.5 million people have now received their second jab, with more than one in three of those taking place just in the last week, when more than 900,000 returned to get their next dose, around twice as many as did so the week before.

Focus is now on making sure that absolutely everyone in the most at-risk cohorts has had the chance to be vaccinated, ahead of 15 April and when there is more constrained supply of available doses next month. Read the full story.



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