Countdown to fifteen million jabs… and freedom: Your important information to vaccine venues, the way it works and the plan to finish lockdown by mid-March
Tomorrow marks one other main milestone within the fightback in opposition to Covid as 530,000 doses of the brand new, British-made vaccine will begin to be given out.
Already greater than 1,000,000 folks (largely over-80s) have had a primary dose of the Pfizer jab – with some receiving their second.
With the Oxford vaccine being rolled out subsequent week, it is anticipated that at the very least 1,000,000 jabs every week will likely be completed this month, with the inoculation programme hitting full throttle in February at double that price.
The nice hope is that in mid-March we’ll attain the 15 million jabs goal, the purpose when it has been predicted that Britain can escape the crippling cycle of restrictions.
So, tomorrow’s roll-out of the ‘game-changing’ Oxford jab units us on a cheerful, optimistic path.
A map reveals the varied venues throughout the nation the place vaccinations are going down
Who’s getting it first?
The nine-point precedence record from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation is central to Part One:
1 Residents in care properties for older adults (estimated whole 425,000 folks) and their carers (as much as 1.5 million)
2 All aged 80 and over (3.3million) and frontline well being and social care employees (1.5million)
3 Everybody aged 75 and over (2.2million)
4 All aged 70 and over (3.3million) and people thought-about to be clinically extraordinarily susceptible
5 All folks aged 65 and over (3.4million)
6 All people aged 16 to 64 with underlying well being circumstances that put them at greater threat of significant illness and mortality
7 Everybody aged 60 and over (3.7million)
8 Anyone aged 55 years and over (4.3million)
9 All aged 50 years and over (4.7million)
A graphic demonstrates the foremost milestones within the disaster and the bid to be lockdown-free
A graphic demonstrates how precisely the brand new Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine works
A graphic demonstrates the place precisely the brand new Oxford vaccine is being made
A graphic demonstrates how coronavirus compares to different main causes of dying final 12 months