London to start trialling first 24-hour Covid vaccination centres in January
Nadhim Zahawi says over-70s being invited for jabs and hints teachers could be prioritised in next phase
The first 24-hour vaccination centres will be piloted in London before the end of January, the UK’s vaccines minister has said.
Nadhim Zahawi said that by the beginning of February the scheme would be under way in hospitals in the capital and also pledged that 50 large vaccination centres would be open. He said that at present about 140 people a minute were being vaccinated against Covid-19.