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Coronavirus: UK vaccinating 200,000 people a day: health minister

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Britain is vaccinating 200,00 people a day against COVID-19 and is on course to ramping up
immunizations to 2 million a week, the rate needed to cover the most vulnerable by the middle of February, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Sunday.

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"At the moment we're running over 200,000 people being vaccinated every day," he told Sophie Ridge on Sky News.

"We've now vaccinated around a third of the over-80s in this country, so we are making significant progress, but there's still further expansion to go. This week we are opening mass vaccination centers."

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