UK Prime Minister says over 1.3m people vaccinated against COVID-19 so far

On Sunday, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a gradual easing of restrictions.

Over 1.3 million people in the United Kingdom have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday, as England begins a new lockdown to stem the spread of the virus.

“As of this afternoon, we have now vaccinated over 1.1 million people in England and over 1.3 million across the UK,” Johnson said at a news conference.