As the British government speeds up its efforts to respond to the rampant accelerate virus, seven centers will be opened on Monday.
The British government will open seven vaccination centers on Monday to speed up the COVID-19 vaccine that the government hopes to distribute to all vulnerable people by the middle of next month.
Health Minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday that the country is the first country to approve vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca. Approximately 200,000 people were vaccinated.
According to government data, as of January 3, about 1.3 million people received the first two doses of vaccination, but the UK needs to vaccinate 2 million people every week to achieve its goal of vaccinating people in nursing homes. In the 1
Britain is pinning its hopes on rapid immunization so that life can return to a certain degree of normality before the northern hemisphere spring, even if it is dealing with a rapidly escalating pandemic.
Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi (Nadhim Zahawi) said in a statement that in addition to seven major centers, the UK has also turned to 1,000 clinics, 223 hospitals and 200 community pharmacies to provide vaccines. Armed forces will also be deployed with the support of the National Health Bureau.
Zahawi said: “They work together day and night to ensure that our vaccines can hold weapons, not on shelves.” “The British forces will use technologies accumulated over decades of experience to make sure that they They will complete the mission under these most difficult conditions. They will bring the bravery and brilliance shown in Iraq and Afghanistan to these coasts.”
Health Minister Matt Hancock (Matt Hancock) will develop his COVID-19 immunization plan later on Monday, which is the largest vaccination plan in British history.
“The UK vaccine delivery plan will be the cornerstone of our escape from the pandemic, but all of us must continue to stay at home, follow the rules, and stay ahead of our heads, faces, space, etc. when we go out.” He is in a copy The statement said.
About 81,567 people in the UK have died of COVID-19, which is the fifth highest official death toll in the world. More than 3 million people have tested positive for the coronavirus.
These centers include the 4,000-bed “Nightingale” field hospital established at the ExCel Exhibition Centre in east London, the Epsom Racecourse west of the capital, and the large leisure center in Manchester.