Covid vaccine: 34 million receive first dose
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More than 14 million people are now fully vaccinated, having received their second Covid vaccine.
Government data up to April 28 shows that of the 48,138,009 jabs given in the UK so far, 34,094,048 were first doses - a rise of 134,140 on the previous day.
It comes as Matt Hancock received his vaccination at the Science Museum on Thursday, administered by England’s deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam.
There have been 22 coronavirus-related deaths and 2,445 new cases in the past 24 hours, according to official government figures.
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