Daily record as 600,000 people in the UK receive Covid jabs on Saturday


In England, the Midlands leads the way, with London and the south-east recording fewest vaccinations

Almost 600,000 people in the UK were vaccinated against Covid-19 on Saturday, a daily record for the vaccine programme.

Uptake was particularly strong in England, with almost 540,000 people receiving their first vaccination. In Wales, just over 25,000 people got their initial jab, along with almost 23,000 in Scotland and just over 10,500 in Northern Ireland.

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