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Covid vaccine in numbers: PHE figures show LANDSLIDE of infections and deaths prevented

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Covid vaccine in numbers: PHE figures show LANDSLIDE of infections and deaths prevented

A total of 44,454,511 people have had at least one jab, affording them protection from up to 60 percent of infections.

And second jab totals are quickly catching up, with a further 32,583,746 given more than 90 percent of protection via complete dosage.

Together, health officials have administered more than 77 million Covid vaccine doses.

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Dr Paul Birrell, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge’s MRC Biostatistics Unit, said the programme prevented an “astoundingly high” number of infections and deaths.

He added the vaccine gave the UK a “path back towards a normal life”.

And newly-minted Health Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed as such.

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