Thousands of people have already received their second Covid jab latest Government figures show.
Up until last Friday, over 17 million had received a vaccination and 602,885 already had their second.
The rate of infection seems to be declining. A total of 10,406 people tested positive on Friday, 19.2 per cent down compared with the seven days prior.
There were 445 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on Friday.
In the seven days prior, there were 3,457 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows a decrease of 28.2 per cent compared to the previous seven days.
The number admitted to hospital last Monday – the latest figures released – was 1,492.  In the seven days prior there were 10,827 went into hospital with coronavirus.