NHS gets coronavirus vaccinations to 11% of over-80s in first two weeks

The NHS has already given 11 per cent of over-80s in England their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, data shows.

Health service bosses today revealed 366,715 people aged 80 or older – the group most at risk of dying from Covid-19 – were vaccinated between December 8 and 20.

The Office for National Statistics estimates there are 3.4million people in that age group in England, showing that one in 10 have already got their first jab.

Bob Sullivan, 98, is a resident at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, home of the Chelsea Pensioners military veterans, and yesterday became one of the first care home residents in the country to get a coronavirus vaccine

Bob Sullivan, 98, is a resident at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, home of the Chelsea Pensioners military veterans, and yesterday became one of the first care home residents in the country to get a coronavirus vaccine

Bob Sullivan, 98, is a resident at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, home of the Chelsea Pensioners military veterans, and yesterday became one of the first care home residents in the country to get a coronavirus vaccine

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