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Coronavirus live news: Italy sends 100,000 vaccines to Iraq; England to scrap Covid vaccine passport plans

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Iraq has received a donation of more than 100,000 AstraZeneca doses from Italy via the Covid-19 vaccine-sharing scheme Covax, according to UNICEF.

More than four million people, around ten per cent of Iraq’s population, have already received at least one coronavirus vaccine jab, AFP reports.

The US has administered 380,241,903 doses of Covid-19 vaccines as of Sunday morning and distributed 456,755,755 doses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.

Those figures are up from the 379,472,220 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms yesterday, out of 456,755,075 doses delivered, Reuters reports.

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