Vaccines minister confident everyone over 50 will be offered COVID jab by May

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Published on 7 Feb 2021, 9:57
Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi says he is "confident" the government will meet its target of offering a coronavirus vaccine to those in the top four priority groups by the middle of February.

He's also confidence of meeting the next target - of offering a jab to everyone over 50 by May.

Mr Zahawi expressed his "concern" about the low take-up of COVID-19 vaccines among certain communities, saying he will be taking more action in the days and weeks to try and encourage greater take-up of jabs.

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