Covid live: Indian PM Narendra Modi says ‘storm’ of coronavirus infections has shaken countryApril 25, 2021
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A total of 38,792,402 Covid-19 vaccinations, including first and second doses, took place in England between 8 December and 24 April, according to NHS England data – a rise of 602,866 on the previous day – PA media reports
NHS England said 28,227,710 were the first dose of a vaccine, a rise of 124,858 on the previous day, while 10,564,692 were a second dose, an increase of 478,008.
The president of Egypt, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has received a coronavirus vaccination under a nationwide vaccination drive, his office today, Reuters reports.
The statement from the presidency did not give details on the type of vaccine Sisi received. Egypt has started administering doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine under the global Covax agreement to provide vaccines for lower-income countries, as well as jabs produced by China’s Sinopharm.