V-Day LIVE: Sheffield Hospitals to start vaccination programme as first UK patient gets jab

The vaccination process to protect people against Covid-19 is underway in England after a 91-year-old woman became the first person to receive the life-saving jab.
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Patients in Sheffield will also begin receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine from Tuesday, with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust among 53 trusts across the country to be given the green light to begin the process back to normality.

Cases continue to fall in the city, with no new coronavirus-related deaths recorded on Monday (7 December).

There were 148 cases per 100,000 people in Sheffield in the seven days to 3 December. The average area in England had 126.