Covid vaccine: Tate Modern and The Oval open pop-up clinics

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image captionThe Turbine Hall astatine the Tate Modern saw ample queues for jabs connected Friday evening

Shopping centres, sporting events and parks are being utilized successful a precocious propulsion to get radical vaccinated up of Covid-19 restrictions easing connected Monday.

A Primark store successful Bristol, the Tate Modern successful London and The Open play tourney successful Kent are each portion of the NHS 'Grab a Jab' drive.

The pop-up clinics are disposable to anyone aged 18 and over.

Health Secretary Sajid Javid urged radical to instrumentality up what helium called a "life-saving" opportunity.

Parks successful south-west London and Greenwich are progressive successful the vaccination drive, which is chiefly aimed astatine radical yet to person their archetypal jab.

The Oval, location of Surrey County Cricket Club, is 1 of the places hosting vaccinations, on with The Open play astatine Sandwich successful Kent, wherever 30,000 spectators are expected implicit the weekend.

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image captionPrimark successful Bristol metropolis centre is 1 of the places welcoming radical for vaccinations

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image captionParts of the Tate Modern successful London were utilized for vaccinations connected Friday evening

At Primark successful Bristol metropolis centre, the session volition tally during store opening hours from 10:00 to 18:00 BST connected Saturday and 11:00 to 16:00 BST connected Sunday.

The Trinity buying centre successful Leeds and Sefton Park successful Liverpool are besides portion of the drive.

Mr Javid said radical retired enjoying the lukewarm upwind this play should instrumentality the accidental to get vaccinated.

"We each person a portion to play successful defeating this virus, truthful I impulse you to bash 1 life-saving happening this play and get your jab to support not lone yourself, but your loved ones too," helium said.

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NHS aesculapian manager for superior attraction Dr Nikki Kanani said: "As we attack 19 July, determination has ne'er been a much important clip to get your archetypal vaccine, it not lone protects you and your household but besides your friends and those astir you."

The clinics are unfastened to anyone implicit 18 who has not yet had their archetypal vaccination, though radical whose archetypal jab was much than 8 weeks agone tin besides get their 2nd dose.

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