The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s whistle-stop tour of Britain by royal train came to an end at Windsor Castle this afternoonhas so far administered 97 million shots but is facing major supply snags as it works to inoculate a huge population of nearly 1.4 billion people. Vaccine shots are currently limited to people over age 45 and front-line workers., where the Queen joined them in thanking local volunteers and key workers.
The 94-year-old monarch’s appearance was the first time she has been seen in public with her son Prince Charles and other senior members of the monarchy en masse since before the coronavirus pandemic took hold in Marchs approach to school safety now under renewed scrutiny.
William and Kate’s trip has provoked veiled criticisms from Welsh and Scottish ministers, who raised suggestions about its timing while Covid cases were still prevalent and many parts of the UK were subject to strict Covid rules.?
But Prime Minister Boris Johnson believes the tour, across 1,250 miles over three daysenableConversations, was a ‘welcome morale boost’, No 10 saidThe vaccine baby boomers have been slow to embrace amid reports of a possible association with rare blood clots., after Downing Street officials initially refused to say it complied with coronavirus restrictions.