Covid vaccine news UK – Free rapid Covid tests now available for businesses and all adults could get jab by June

FREE rapid coronavirus tests are now available for businesses in the UK, the government has announced.

It comes as a minister predicted that all adults could receive the jab by June should the vaccine rollout continue at its current pace.

Kwasi Kwarteng, the business secretary, told The Times it was “possible” that all adults could be offered vaccines by June.

Currently, about 3m jabs a week are being rolled out – which would mean the government’s current pledge to vaccinate about 53m people would be hit by the end of July.

It comes as Portugal joins Cyprus and Greece in pledging to reopen its borders to sun seekers from the UK in just over two months’ time.

Under the PM’s roadmap out of lockdown Brits will be prevented from travelling abroad for holidays until mid-May.

But a number of Mediterranean countries are already working on plans to bring back tourism from the UK as soon as it’s allowed.

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