It follows a number of cases in which health service workers have taken their own lives.
NHS workers will walkout for two days next month as part of the ongoing dispute.
And more than 21 million people have now received at least one dose.
Official figures estimate the UK-wide reproduction number is between 0.7 and 0.9.
The latest figures were published on Friday.
The latest figures were published on Thursday.
The running total from the Department of Health and Social Care has never once matched the figures released by England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Private companies are under fire for continuing to sell tests as government struggles to support frontline medics.