The Downing Street announcement emphasizes that
This was achieved before the deadline, as these groups include teams to access the vaccine by April 15.
Residents and caregivers aged 80 and over and working in the front line of health and care services topped the list of priority vaccines compiled by the British Government’s Joint Vaccine Commission (JCVI) last year, followed by 75, 70, 65, 60, 55 , And finally those over 50 followed.
Boris Johnson In a statement on Tuesday, the British Prime Minister passed the vaccination program for all risk groups identified by the JCVI as a major milestone in the UK vaccination campaign.
The UK can now move towards achieving the goal of vaccinating the entire British adult population against the corona virus by the end of July.
The London Prime Minister’s Office has said that nearly 40 million doses of the first and second doses have been given since the mass vaccination campaign began on December 8, and that those under the age of 50 will be notified. The next few days.
The Downing Street announcement confirmed that the country is on track to achieve its goal of giving the full adult population the opportunity to administer the first dose of the corona virus vaccine by July 31.
The JCVI is expected to present final guidelines on how the government will implement the vaccination program for those under the age of 50, and the release of this guide will lead to the next phase of the vaccination campaign, which is expected to begin this week, the London Prime Minister’s Office has stressed.
According to Downing Street, the first step in the new phase of the vaccination program is to announce that those in their late 40s can register for a vaccination appointment.
According to the latest figures from the UK Department of Health, the first dose of the corona virus vaccine has been given at 32,190,576 and the second dose at 7,656,205 since the vaccine campaign began.
Oxford / AstraZeneca, Moderna and Pfizer / Bioentech vaccines are currently used in the UK.
The English Public Health Service (PHE) said in a recent comprehensive report on extensive research on vaccine efficacy that: From the beginning of December to the end of March, there were 9,100 people over the age of 80 and 1,200 in the 70-79s, according to sample estimates. In the 69-7 age group, one hundred or 10,400 deaths in the total study population were prevented by the corona virus vaccine.