Lorraine Kelly shares picture of her mum receiving the Covid-19 vaccine

Naomi Gordon
·2-min read
Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images
Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images

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Lorraine Kelly shared a photo of her mother receiving the Covid-19 jab, and paid tribute to all of the NHS staff and volunteers working tirelessly across the UK for making it possible.

The 61-year-old TV presenter posted a picture of her mum wearing a mask while a nurse prepared to give her the vaccine, and added the caption: "My mum getting the vaccine! Hurrah. Thanks to the NHS, the army and all the volunteers making it happen."

Fans and followers shared their own positive experiences of receiving the vaccine, and their joy and relief at vulnerable family members being vaccinated.

"Fab news! It's such a relief when your parents get their jab. Here's to their second one," one commented.

"Thank you to all the people working in the covid clinics from the people on the doors to the administration staff nurses and doctors.. My daughter is one of them..," a fan added.

Another posted: "I got mine last Saturday and hubby has his today. I got quite emotional when I got the text message to book the vaccine. Such a relief."

Dame Joan Collins recently revealed her delight at receiving the vaccine, while the Countess of Wessex also shared her joy at her 89-year-old father getting the jab, which happened the day before her birthday.

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh made it public when they received the first round of their coronavirus jabs, which was administered by a royal household doctor at Windsor Castle in January.

According the BBC's latest figures, nearly 12.3 million people have been given a first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines, which are currently being rolled out in the UK.

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