Good morning. Caroline Davies right here. I’m going to be taking you thru the newest coronavirus news and developments around the globe right now.
Within the UK greater than two million folks acquired their Covid-19 booster in the previous week, with well being officers describing the numbers as record-breaking. NHS England mentioned 2.1 million boosters have been delivered between November 6-12, a rise on the 1.7 million boosters given out throughout the earlier seven days.
A complete of two.7 million appointments have been made on the Nationwide Reserving Service in the previous week – with greater than three quarters of 1,000,000 bookings made on Monday.
Greater than 10 million folks in England have now acquired their booster vaccine for the reason that programme started – together with people who find themselves clinically susceptible, aged 50 and above, or who work in well being and social care.
The most recent figures come after Well being Secretary Sajid Javid mentioned final weekend that Covid-19 booster jabs, and first and second jabs, are a part of a “nationwide mission” to assist keep away from a return to coronavirus restrictions over Christmas.
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