Nadhim Zahawi has been appointed as minister in charge of rolling out the Covid vaccine across England, as soon as it’s approved by regulators. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
The Government has ordered almost 150 million doses of three different vaccines – with some reports suggesting the rollout could begin as soon as next week.
In the last 24 hours – a further 15,871 new cases have been confirmed in the UK. A further 479 deaths have been reported – which takes the total to 58,030.
But just days before England’s lockdown is eased – police arrested more than 60 people during protests against the measures in central London.
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