Covid vaccine queue: When will I get the jab?

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The UK rollout of the coronavirus vaccination programme has seen more than 25 million people inoculated with their first jab, 100 days after the first immunisation was given in early December.

More than a third of the UK population has received at least one dose of the jab, while 2 per cent are fully protected.

This has paved the way for the next part of the rollout, which will cover the next five priority groups including the over-50s. Health secretary Matt Hancock and deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam said there will be a focus on vaccinating those in the “most vulnerable” categories, who are yet to be inoculated, before moving on to the over-40s.

Mr Hancock has also said the UK is “on track” to offer a first dose to everyone in priority groups 1-9 by 15 April.

Those eligible can now book a coronavirus vaccination on the NHS website but, as it was revealed on Wednesday, from 29 March there will be a four-week dip in vaccine supplies coming into the UK. Local health organisations have been warned not to book any vaccine appointments from 1 to 30 April as a result.

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