More than 26.8 million people have now received their first dose of vaccine.
Matt Hancock said it is a “magnificent achievement for the country”.
A star-studded advert will air on TV to encourage those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to take the vaccine.
15 million people in the UK have now received their first dose.
This week brought the welcome news that the first coronavirus vaccine has been approved for use in the UK. Has the announcement on the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine come at a useful time for Boris Johnson as his backbenchers show their dismay at lockdown tiers being imposed across the country? Another potential pitfall for Johnson is the enduring Brexit negotiations that are going down to the wire - but the situation is also a problem for opposition leader Keir Starmer, who will almost certainly split his party however he decides to vote on any deal. Joining Arj Singh and Paul Waugh, Labour MP Lucy Powell discusses a momentous week for the government and the country.
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About 300 children were vaccinated on May 2-5 in Nacholdokopele village in Eastern Equatoria state.