In a virtual G7 meeting due to be held later today, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to pledge to donate the UK's vaccine surplus to poorer countries.
A report has revealed that teaching staff, children and families will be tested twice a week.
NHS figures show that a third of all Covid-19 admissions since March 2020 to date happened in January. Despite this, the NHS completed more than six million non-urgent treatements in 2020.
In a phenomenon that is worrying to parents and paediatricians, up to 100 children are hospitalised every week due to paediatric inflammatory multi-system syndrome (PIMS), a disease that occurs after having been infected with Covid-19. 75% of them are black, Asian or ethnic minority (BAME).