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More than 600,000 people in UK get first Pfizer COVID vaccine dose

The number of people who have received the vaccine between 8 December and 20 December in the UK is 616,933.

Reuters , Thursday 24 Dec 2020
England
90 year old Margaret Keenan is the first patient in the UK to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, administered by nurse May Parsons at University Hospital, Coventry, England on Tuesday. The United Kingdom, one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus, is beginning its vaccination campaign, a key step toward eventually ending the pandemic. AP
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More than 600,000 people in the United Kingdom have received the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the government said on Thursday.

"The government has today published figures which show the number of people who have received the vaccine between 8 December and 20 December in the UK is 616,933," the Department of Health and Social Care said in a statement.

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