A challenging year, but optimism for 2022.
Government and NHS meets target to offer a booster to everyone eligible before the New Year in a huge national effort
The Prime Minister hails success of vaccine programme and heroic public response to booster campaign in New Year’s message.
Uptake of first doses has soared recently with around a 50% increase week on week
Secretary of State for Wales Simon Hart thanks people across Wales for their continued sacrifices in the pandemic during 2021 in a New Year message.
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has pledged up to £105 million of UK emergency aid to help vulnerable countries tackle the Omicron COVID-19 variant, with a particular focus on Africa.
A year ago today, the UK became the first country in the world to approve the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine.
The government is providing an additional £60 million to local authorities to support the adult social care response to COVID-19 in January.
York public health leaders and North Yorkshire Police are asking everyone to end 2021 safely, including not congregating in large numbers to minimize the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant of COVID-19.
England Women’s Rugby team stars urge more people to get their COVID-19 booster.