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The first wave of Tier 3 areas in England to receive the government’s community testing have been announced. From Monday, a total of 67 local authorities can begin enhanced testing support programmes to drive down COVID-19 transmission rates. When combined with existing measures, the government hopes the testing initiative will lead to an easing of
Margaret Keenan came into hospital last Wednesday for a routine appointment. She will be discharged later today after making history. At 6.31am the 90-year-old grandmother-of-four became the first patient in the world to receive Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccination outside of a trial. Mrs Keenan, who lives in Coventry but is originally from Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, was