A WHOPPING 11.4million individuals have now had their Covid booster jabs.
One other 1.1million got here ahead between Monday and Wednesday.
And nearly seven million have had the additional vaccine injection since we launched our Give Britain a Booster marketing campaign simply three weeks in the past.
Consequently, consultants say Covid instances at the moment are falling quicker than at some other time this 12 months.
Well being Secretary Sajid Javid stated: “I wish to thank everybody concerned within the vaccination programme for his or her tireless efforts and everybody who has come ahead, bolstering our wall of defence jab by jab throughout the nation.
“Thanks to The Solar for the essential position they’ve performed in encouraging individuals to get boosted. Since their marketing campaign launched we’ve seen nearly 7 million extra individuals come ahead for the top-up jab.”
A ZOE app examine estimates the variety of every day infections has dropped by 18 per cent in every week to 73,000.
And it stated the R fee exhibiting how many individuals every case infects is simply 0.9, which means the outbreak is shrinking.
The app’s co-founder Prof Tim Spector stated: “This drop in instances is the largest weekly decline we’ve seen all 12 months.”
Vaccines minister Maggie Throup stated: “We’re doing all the things we are able to to roll out the vaccines as shortly as attainable, giving very important safety to tens of millions of individuals forward of winter — in the event you’re eligible, please come ahead.”
In the meantime, the NHS in England hit its personal milestone of shelling out greater than 90million vaccines because the rollout started final 12 months.
Jabs chief Dr Emily Lawson hailed the achievement as “phenomenal”.
https://www.the-sun.com/well being/4049626/brits-covid-booster-jabs-milestone/ | Over 11million have now had their Covid booster jabs in Britain