The rapid availability of vaccines against her acted as a precaution COVID-19 in England, preventing the deaths of more than 10,000 people aged 60 and over by the end of March, according to an analysis by the Public Health England.
England recorded a peak of infections with coronavirus, hospitalizations and deaths in January, but the numbers could have been even worse without the rapid vaccination schedule, which began on December 8, according to the same survey.
More than 15 million doses of the vaccine were available to adults over 60 in England by the end of March, preventing an estimated 10,400 deaths, mainly among those over the age of 80, as announced by the Public Health Service in England and broadcast by AMPE.
The analysis compared the number of deaths recorded up to the March period with the number of deaths that would have been expected if the vaccines during that period.
Some 127,000 people died in the UK in 28 days while being tested positive for COVID-19.
The vaccination campaign accelerated in March. A total of 31.8 million people across Britain have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 6.1 million people were vaccinated with two doses.