Covid calculator predicts date you’ll get vaccine based on age, health and job

A vaccine calculator claims to predict when you will be able to get a coronavirus jab.

The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine began to be rolled out to elderly Brits on December 8 with NHS frontline staff exposed to the virus each day, next in line.

Omni's virus calculator asks for users' age, whether they are a care home resident, pregnant, a health worker, if they had to shield in lockdown and if they have any underlying health problems.

It then uses that information to work out how long that person will have to wait based on a vaccination rate of 1,000,000 a week with an uptake of 70.6%.

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So far, vaccines have been administered at a weekly rate of 69,000 – meaning it would reportedly take 15 years to reach Britain's entire population.

It estimates a young, healthy adult will not receive immunisation against Covid-19 until late June at the earliest and mid-September latest.

The website even goes as far as revealing how many people are likely to be ahead of you in the queue with a range of around ten million people.

Once the elderly, the most vulnerable, and those working for the NHS are protected, everyone else will be likely prioritised by the above criteria.

Around 800,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine are already in hospitals across the UK with 340 million doses on order from the various vaccines that are awaiting approval from the medical regulatory bodies.

Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi confirmed on Thursday that 137,897 Brits have had their first jab of two, with the second booked for a few weeks after the first.

Zahawi said that it had been a "really good start to the vaccination programme".

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