Vaccine supply latest: Worrying data shows inoculation rate plunge 50% | UK | News

The UK has delivered a world-leading vaccination programme with more than 17million doses administered, but the latest data suggest number of inoculations has plummeted in recent weeks. Data released by the Department for Health show 192,341 people were given their first jab on Monday.

The figure is down by around 50 percent from the same time last week.

On Monday, February 15, the UK administered 275,956 first doses.

The UK has ordered hundreds of millions of doses of vaccine and a Government source has admitted supply has been “lumpy” this week, Times Radio reports.

This is a developing news story, more to follow.