Matt Hancock has said the roadmap out of restrictions in England is "cautious" because "our goal is that this release from the lockdown is irreversible". Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned that the Government's timeline for unlocking coronavirus restrictions will not be speeded up - and could even be slowed as ministers remain "vigilant" against infection rates.Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out a four-stage road map for lifting England's lockdown over the next four months, with a five-week gap between each stage.
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock says the government believes it has enough vaccine supplies to meet the new target of offering all adults a Covid jab by the end of July. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says "we've seen early data that there's a reduction in transmission for those who get the jab".Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set a new target to vaccinate all adults aged over 50 - as well as those with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk - by April 15.By July 31, the Government hopes to have offered all adults in the UK a jab - though the order of priority for those under 50 has yet to be outlined by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation.
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A new coronavirus variant that shares some similarities with a more transmissible and intractable variant discovered in South Africa is on the rise in New York City, researchers said on Wednesday. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
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NITI Aayog member Dr VK Paul during a press conference on the weekly update of COVID-19 on February 23 informed that so far 187 individuals detected with UK strain, 6 people with South African strain and one with Brazilian strain till date. VK Paul said, "There is a very significant, comprehensive tracking of viral strains for such mutants and other mutants. This effort has gathered pace and we have sequenced that 3,500 viruses since then. Today we have 187 individuals detected with UK strain, 6 people with South African variant and one with Brazilian strain till date."