The National Health Service (NHS) in England has already started sending letters of the coronavirus vaccination to people between the ages of 56 and 59 and will start administering doses next week, authorities have reported.
This same Saturday, hundreds of thousands of messages began to reach people of this age after 80 per cent of citizens in the 65-59 age group had already been vaccinated, according to the Guardian newspaper.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed that more than 90 percent of those over 65 and nearly 90 percent of people with severe conditions have already received the first dose and that the goal is to have the vaccine available to all adults by July 31. .
“Now we are calling people between the ages of 56 and 59, and I ask all the people who have been called to introduce themselves as soon as possible,” he added.
The vaccine has already been given to more than 18 million people in England, more than a third of the adult population. In the UK as a whole, more than 1 million people have already received two doses of the vaccine and 21.4 million have received the first dose.
“Vaccines are safe and effective, so if no one in the target groups has yet been vaccinated, I invite you to make an appointment online or over the phone 119,” said NHS Primary Care Director Nikki Kanani.
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