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 the jabs from Thursday,with the Government aiming to hit its target of vaccinating all people in thefour most vulnerable groups by the middle of next month.
Andrews Pharmacy inMacclesfield, Cullimore Chemist in Edgware, north London, Woodside Pharmacy inTelford, and Appleton Village pharmacy in Widnes will be in the first group tohand out the injections, alongside Boots in Halifax, and Superdrug inGuildford.
According to the Health Ministry, total of 15,82,201 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in India for COVID-19. India reported 14,849 new COVID-19 cases and 15, 948 discharges on January 23. With new infections, the COVID tally of the country stood at 1,06,54,533. Which includes 1,84,408 active cases. 1,03,16,786 patients have been discharged across the country. With 155 deaths in the last 24 hours, the death toll rose to 1,53,339.
Fewer than half of the nearly 38 million vaccine doses shipped to date by the federal government have actually made it into the arms of Americans, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Thursday.
High street pharmacies have begun to roll out Covid vaccines across England, as the country’s virus death toll passed 100,000.
Boots and Superdrug are among the six stores that started administering jabs today.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said distribution “will be going to 24/7 as soon as we can”, but admitted supply was the limiting factor at the moment.
Over 200 community pharmacies will be able to give vaccines by the end of January, NHS England said in a statement. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Coronavirus vaccinations have begun at a community pharmacy in Cheshire. Andrews pharmacy in Macclesfield, along with Boots and Superdrug branches are among the six stores across England which started administering the Covid vaccine today. 82-year-old Robert Salt was first to be inoculated on the opening day by director and pharmacist Andrew Hodgson who said he felt "honoured" to be part of the immunisation process. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
High street pharmacies have begun to roll out Covid vaccines, Boots and Superdrug branches are among the six stores across England which started administering today. 82-year-old Derek Mersh from Surrey became the first person to be inoculated at the Guildford Superdrug store this morning. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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