17.5million receive first Covid vaccination

17,582,121 people have now received the first dosage of any of the Covid vaccinations (Sunday 21 February 2021 at 4:00pm).

615,148 in total have also received the second dose, which has been delivered to 15,000 people on average each day, over the past week.

The number of patients receiving ventilation is now at its lowest number of patients for 2021, with 2,469 patients needing support. 18,462 patients are currently in hospital with COVID-19.

Boris Johnson will update the nation tonight at 19:00 (22nd Feb) to share his roadmap for the coming weeks.