The United Kingdom will deploy 24/7 vaccination centres in a bid to meet ambitious targets to vaccinate 14 million people by mid-February as promised, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced.
- The UK needs to vaccinate 2 million people a week to hit its target of 14 million by February 15
- Wednesday set a new record for COVID-19 deaths, with 1,564 victims
- There is debate over plans to delay the second vaccine jab in order to reach more people
The news comes as the country set another grim milestone, recording 1,564 deaths on Wednesday — the highest daily toll recorded during the pandemic.
Responding to a question from opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer in the House of Commons, Mr Johnson confirmed the vaccination centre…