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9th January 2021, 23:12

5850 doses of Covid-19 vaccine arrive in Gibraltar with vaccination programme underway

Saturday the 9th of January: an historic day for Gibraltar, bringing a ray of hope.

The first consignment of the Covid 19 vaccine arrived on the Rock at 17.55hrs.

It was stored in special freezers at St Bernard's Hospital.

Early on Sunday morning, the first doses were set to be administered to front line staff and residents of Elderly Residential Services.