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Centres in London, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Surrey and Stevenage are due to begin operations next week.

Various venues will be converted into regional centres in a bid to meet the government’s target of vaccinating 14 million people in the UK by February.

It is expected the hubs will be staffed by NHS staff and volunteers.

The seven sites announced by Downing Street are:

Etihad Tennis Centre, Manchester Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey Robertson House, Stevenage Centre for Life, Newcastle Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol Millennium Point, Birmingham ExCel, London

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Supermarket chain Morrisons has confirmed car parks at its stores in Yeovil, Wakefield and Winsford would be used to drive-through vaccinations from Monday. It has also offered an additional 47 sites to the government.

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Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur has also offered the use of its stadium to the NHS as a venue to provide the coronavirus vaccine.

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