5 Jan 2021

Johnson pledges daily vaccination updates as Covid cases rise

Political Editor

“Day by day, jab by jab.”

Boris Johnson has promised daily updates on the vaccination programme from next week.

He confirmed the target of offering a vaccination to everyone in the top four priority groups – more than 13m people – by mid-February. And he said England’s new lockdown was made inevitable by government figures showing that more than 2% of the population is now infected with the virus.