What the papers say – January 10
England’s healthcare system is in crisis as the Queen leads the way with vaccinations on Sunday’s front pages.
England’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty writes in The Sunday Times that hospitals in the NHS face the “worst crisis in living memory”.
The rolling out of mass asymptomatic testing across England leads The Independent.
The Observer reports the number of healthcare workers with Covid-19 has “reached crisis levels”, while a frontline NHS nurse issues a plea in the Sunday People for the public to follow pandemic rules because “Death is all around us”.
The Sunday Telegraph reports police will issue fines to those who flout restrictions after just one warning.
The Sunday Mirror refers to the Queen and Prince Philip’s coronavirus vaccinations as “A shot in the Ma’am”, in a story also covered by the Sunday Express.
The Mail on Sunday covers the Queen’s jab and adds that vaccine superhubs are preparing to inoculate four people each minute.
And for something different, Daily Star Sunday reports special forces are “training for battles with aliens”.