Battle not over’ amid jab campaign for under-50s

A new campaign is being launched to encourage younger people to get the Covid vaccine when their turn comes.

The Department of Health has released a series of photos documenting the NHS’s largest-ever vaccination programme.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said 45.5 million doses had been administered so far, but “the battle is not yet over”.

More than half the entire UK population – 33.5 million people – have now received a first dose, while more than 12 million people have had two doses.

On Monday lockdown restrictions will ease further in Wales and Scotland. Pubs and restaurants will be allowed to serve customers outdoors in Wales, while in Scotland all non-essential shops, pubs and restaurants can reopen, with up to six people from two households allowed to socialise indoors in a public place.

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