Coronavirus vaccine BEGINS: Council building to open as ‘jab centre’ by mid-December | UK | News (Reports)

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Charnwood Borough Council, in Leicestershire, is handing over part of its building, which is currently an office, to the Ministry of Defence by mid-December for at least nine months.

The council’s leader Jonathan Morgan said it will act as a vaccination site for “around 185,000 people in the area”.

He told Sky News: “We feel very excited to be at the forefront of this, and as soon as a vaccine is ready, this site will be ready to go.”

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It comes as hopes are growing for the rollout of a coronavirus jab before Christmas.

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