Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned the lifting of lockdown rules in England remains a “long, long, long way” off despite another record day in the rollout of the vaccine programme.
Teachers have a “good shout” of being high on the coronavirus vaccine priority list once the most clinically vulnerable have received their jabs, the Health Secretary has said.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned the Government is a “long, long, long way” from being able to lift coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England.
Thousands of rapid turnaround coronavirus tests are being handed out to businesses to test workers without symptoms.
Bars and restaurants should stay shut until May, researchers have suggested, as they warned that reopening society too quickly could have a “disastrous” effect.
Boris Johnson has said it is “absolutely crucial” to follow lockdown rules “in what is unquestionably going to be a tough few weeks ahead”.
The NHS is vaccinating people against Covid-19 at the rate of 200 jabs every minute, Matt Hancock has said.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he is self-isolating after coming into close contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
Matt Hancock has said there will be no immediate change in the law to protect doctors from legal action over Covid-19 treatment decisions made under the pressures of the pandemic.
People over the age of 80 have been promised they will be contacted about their Covid-19 jab within the next four weeks.
Boris Johnson has warned the UK is still in a “pretty precarious” position as ministers prepare for the easing of lockdown restrictions from early March.
Coronavirus vaccines will be offered to millions of over-70s and the clinically extremely vulnerable from this week as the Government expands the rollout amid a border crackdown to keep out new strains.
Every adult in the UK will be offered a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by September, Dominic Raab has pledged.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the UK is “nearly on the home straight” as 324,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines were administered in the space of 24 hours.
The Government’s target of vaccinating two million people a week against coronavirus appears to be on track as more than 324,000 doses were administered in the space of 24 hours.
Local councils will be able to boost social care staffing levels through an extra £120 million of funding, the Government has announced.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman admits a "mistake" was made in publicising "sensitive" information contained in the Scottish Government's vaccination roll-out programme.
Boris Johnson has condemned some of the free school meal offerings being sent to families as “disgraceful” after images of poor-quality food parcels were widely shared on social media.
Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford said he spoke to the Prime Minister about the issues with food hampers and he has been assured that “a full review of the supply chain” is under way.
The Education Secretary has said he will “make no apology” for wanting teachers and school staff to be a top priority for coronavirus vaccinations.
Companies that supply poor free school meal parcels will be named and shamed, the Education Secretary has said.
A mother who shared an image of a free school meal food parcel she had received has described how depressing it felt to look at the meagre contents of the package.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said there is evidence that public enthusiasm for the Covid-19 vaccine has “risen significantly”.
Britain’s most senior police officer has warned coronavirus rule-breakers they are “increasingly likely” to face fines as forces move “more quickly” to enforce lockdown restrictions.
The number of coronavirus patients in hospitals in England has risen to a record high of more than 32,000, new figures show, as the Government pleaded with people to follow lockdown rules.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has categorically ruled out an end to the support bubble system in the face of rising coronavirus infection rates, allaying the fears of many that the policy was about to be scrapped.
People should be able to have access to Covid-19 vaccination centres 24/7, Labour has said.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has pleaded with the public to follow coronavirus rules as new figures show nearly 2.3 million people in the UK have had a vaccine jab.
The decision by some social media giants to ban US President Donald Trump from their platforms raises a “very big question” in terms of regulation, Matt Hancock has said.
People could be vaccinated against coronavirus every year in a similar way to the annual flu jab programme, the Health Secretary has said.