Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged an unprecedented national effort to roll out Covid-19 vaccines across the UK.
Here is a look at the UK’s coronavirus vaccine programme in numbers:
– 15 million – The estimated number of people in the four top priority groups for vaccination in the UK.
– February 15 – The target date to have offered a vaccination slot to everyone in these groups.
– 1.26 million – The number of people who have already been vaccinated in England.
– 113,000 – The number of people already vaccinated in Scotland.
– 49,000 – The number of people vaccinated in Wales so far.
– 46,000 – The number of people who have received the Covid-19 vaccine in Northern Ireland.
– 1,000 – The number of GP-led sites providing vaccines by the end of next week.
We're increasing our capacity to give vaccines to more people across the UK. pic.twitter.com/J9yUYg8TyD
— UK Prime Minister (@10DowningStreet) January 7, 2021
– 223 – The number of hospital vaccination sites.
– Seven – The number of mass vaccination centres.
– 10 miles – The radius Mr Johnson said everyone should have a vaccination available within.
– January 15 – The date by which Mr Johnson pledged to be delivering hundreds of thousands of vaccines a day.
– January 31 – The target date for every elderly care home resident to be offered a vaccine.