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So far almost 140,000 people in the UK have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the first week of rollout of the shot developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, the minister in charge of deployment of the vaccine said on Wednesday.
“A really good start to the vaccination programme. It’s been seven days and we have done: England: 108,000, Wales: 7,897, Northern Ireland: 4,000, Scotland: 18,000. UK total 137,897,” Nadhim Zahawi said in a tweet.
A really good start to the vaccination program. It’s been 7 days and we have done: England:108,000 Wales: 7,897 Northern Ireland: 4,000. Scotland:18,000 U.K Total 137,897. That number will increase as we have operationalised hundreds of PCN (primary care networks)
Despite proximity to China, fatalities in Thailand from Covid-19 stand at 60, while Cambodia has officially recorded zero.
Read Rebecca Ratcliffe’s report on how Thailand and Cambodia have managed to keep Covid cases so low.