London, December 16 British officials in charge of the deployment of the coronavirus vaccine announced on the 16th that 137,897 people in the country have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
On the 2nd of this month, the British government announced the approval of the launch of the coronavirus vaccine developed by German Biotech in cooperation with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in the United States, which is also the first coronavirus vaccine approved for use in the UK. Since the 8th, people have been vaccinated against this vaccine in many parts of the UK.
Nazim Zahavi, the British official in charge of the deployment of the coronavirus vaccine, announced on Twitter on the 16th that 108,000 people have been vaccinated in England, 7,897 in Wales, 4,000 in Northern Ireland and 18,000 in Scotland. He said that these figures will continue to rise over time.
According to the British government’s plan, nursing personnel, people over 80 years old, and front-line medical and social workers will give priority to vaccination.