The UK has agreed to buy 35 million more doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as a way to “future-proof” the jabs programme.
An antibody testing programme for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 is to be launched across the UK.
The UK has recorded 32,058 more COVID cases and 104 further deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
England’s progress to the Euro 2020 final caused a “significant risk to public health across the UK”, according to scientists from Public Health England (PHE).
All those fleeing Afghanistan will be offered a COVID vaccine following their arrival to the UK, the Department for Health and Social Care has announced.
A woman who caught COVID and then gave birth before being placed into an induced coma for six weeks has made an “incredible recovery”.
The number of people who tested positive for coronavirus in England went up 6% last week, following two weeks of decline, latest figures reveal.
Health Secretary Sajid Javid is “confident” that COVID booster jabs will begin to be given to the most vulnerable from next month.
The UK has recorded 111 more COVID-related deaths and 33,904 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
The UK has recorded 170 more COVID-related deaths and 26,852 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
The UK has recorded 28,438 new COVID cases and 26 more coronavirus-related deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
A prison nurse who set up the UK’s first ever colposcopy unit behind bars could be named nurse of the year after giving up her retirement to protect inmates during the pandemic.
The cost of NHS coronavirus tests for international travel are being reduced from £88 to £68 each from today, the government has announced.
Scientists advising the government expect COVID-19 deaths and hospital admissions in the UK to fall for the rest of August, despite the reopening of the economy at the end of July.
More than 40 million people are now fully vaccinated against COVID in the UK, according to government data.
The UK has recorded 23,510 new COVID-19 cases and 146 more coronavirus-related deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
The family of an unvaccinated man who died with COVID-19 said his death had “ripped the family apart” as they urged people to take up the jab.
The prime minister is not expected to isolate after taking a flight this week with a member of his staff who has tested positive for COVID-19.
A large rise in coronavirus cases among the UK’s armed forces is a threat to national security and shows the government is failing to protect troops, MPs have warned.
More than six million coronavirus cases have now been recorded in the UK since the start of the pandemic, government data shows.
Teenagers in Northern Ireland have become the first 16 to 17-year-olds to get a COVID vaccine in the UK.
The sister of a fit and healthy man who died from COVID-19 says her brother was “beating himself up” over his decision not to get vaccinated during his final days, as she issued a warning over jabs misinformation.
All 16 and 17-year-olds are to be offered a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended, with teenagers not needing the consent of their parents to get a jab.
The UK has recorded a further 29,312 coronavirus infections and 119 more deaths in the latest 24-hour period.
The UK government has announced it will be offering the first dose of coronavirus vaccine to more than a million 16 and 17-year-olds.
The increase in the number of adults in the UK who are likely to have COVID-19 antibodies is beginning to show signs of slowing down.
Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that Scotland will lift most of its remaining coronavirus restrictions next Monday.
The UK has recorded 21,952 new COVID-19 cases and 24 more coronavirus-related deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
The UK has reported 24,470 new COVID-19 cases and 65 more deaths in the latest 24-hour period.
The emergence of a new COVID variant with a similar death rate to MERS, which kills one in three infected people, is a “realistic possibility”, the government’s scientific advisers have warned.