82-year-old Victoria Watling became the first person to receive the coronavirus vaccine at the Boots pharmacy in Halifax.
Boots and Superdrug branches are among the six stores across England which started administering the Covid vaccine today.
Clinical pharmacist Bhavika Mistry, who administered the Oxford AstraZeneca jab spoke of the importance of opening smaller hubs around the country which she said are “more accessible” to local communities.
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In an unusual incident, the police of Norway fined the country's home minister for not following Covid-19 norms. Norwegian police said on Friday they have fined Prime Minister Erna Solberg $2352.
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Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad informed that the state has reported 12,787 fresh COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours. The total number of active infections in the state stands at 58,801. He said that 6,08,853 people have been recovered from the dreadful infection. 9,085 people have lost their lives in the state till date.
Madhya Pradesh Tourism minister held a special puja before Devi Ahilyabai's statue at Indore airport praying to her to help ward off the coronavirus as the state has a 13 % positivity rate. Twitteratis are trolling her for coming up with the idea this ‘late’ and for not wearing a mask
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Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar on April 10 informed about the changes done in the ongoing Kumbh Mela amid rising cases of COVID-19. He said that the police will start implementing the route diversion plan from April 10. "On April 12 and April 14, days reserved for akharas, locals will also be allowed to take bath at Har Ki Pauri till 7 am," Kumar said.
He led an extraordinary life as Britain's longest-serving royal consort. Born in 1921 into the Greek and Danish royal families, Prince Philip was educated in France, Germany and the United Kingdom. After giving up a promising career as an officer in the Royal Navy, he dedicated most of his adult life to serving at the Queen's side - before retiring from public service in 2016. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said people can now start looking at the "possibility of booking foreign travel", as the government plans to bring back the traffic light system to categorise countries based on their Covid-19 risk level. "There is an abundance of caution involved in this new traffic light system", the Conservative Minister said, adding: "what we're most concerned with is variants of concern...rather than the prevalance". Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Shadow Home Secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds has criticised the government's announcement on foreign holidays, after details emerged about how England's traffic light system for travel will work. Mr Thomas-Symonds said the Government has not given enough detail about this system for it to be properly scrutinised by MPs. "Today's announcement just doesn't have the detail in it for me to be able to judge it properly", said the Labour MP. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Shadow Home Secretary has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to "take responsibility" and "go to Northern Ireland" following another night of violence on the streets of Belfast. Nick Thomas-Symonds condemned the "extraordinarily worrying" violence in Northern Ireland, but said the "atmosphere of tension that is being exploited is the fault of the Prime minister...for making promises about there being no border down the Irish Sea". The Labour MP called on Mr Johnson to go to Northern Ireland and "bring the parties in this together". Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A heavy police presence was in operation on Thursday night in Belfast, with a water cannon, police dogs and the riot squad in place in a bid to quell another night of unrest in the area. Stones and fireworks were thrown at police by gangs of youths gathered on the nationalist Springfield Road, close to where Wednesday night's riots took place. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The developers of the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab give their reaction to the latest regulatory advice on their vaccine. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
High street pharmacies are rolling out Covid vaccinations, as the virus deathtoll across the UK climbed above 100,000. Boots and Superdrug branches areamong six stores across England able to administer..
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