The Government expects that “the majority” of vulnerable people will be vaccinated in January and February, as the UK prepares to start administering the first jabs against Covid-19 from tomorrow.
During the daily Downing Street briefing the Prime Minister’s official spokesman said that
“We obviously have 40 million doses on order but the scale of the delivery depends on the manufacturing process as we move forward through December,”
Asked how many people will be vaccinated by the end of February, the spokesman said: “The majority of the vaccination of the vulnerable will be in January or February.”
Around 25 million people are covered in the ten categories which form the most vulnerable