All over 60s who have yet to receive their coronavirus jab can now book an appointment online.

The NHS service is for anyone who falls into one of five groups, including people aged over 64-years-old.

The only condition is that you must be registered with a GP surgery in order to book your two vaccination appointments.

It comes after more than 18 million people in the UK received their first jab.

To qualify for the online vaccine booking service, you must be either; at least 64-years-old, clinically extremely vulnerable, an eligible frontline health worker or entitled to Carer’s Allowance.

More than 18 million people in the UK have received their first jab
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If you are not yet eligible, you should wait until the NHS gets in touch to let you know you can have the jab.

Last week the NHS began vaccinating people aged 65-69 years old through the national booking service.

On Sunday last week the NHS revealed two thirds of the 65-69 group had already received their first dose.

Letters have been sent out to about 445,000 people aged 64 who have not yet been vaccinated.

Those who receive letters can book online or call 119 free of charge anytime between 7am and 11pm seven days a week.

People can pick a slot at 100 vaccination centres or almost 200 pharmacy services.

Professor Stephen Powis, NHS medical director, previously said: “The NHS vaccination programme is the biggest in the health service’s history and continues to go from strength to strength.

“With people aged between 65 and 69 now eligible too, we want everyone else in this age group to consider making this week your week to get a jab.

“They can – including from later this week anyone aged 64 – use the online national booking service to book in at their nearest Vaccination Centre or pharmacy, so anyone that is able to do so should act this week to seize their opportunity for a life-saving vaccine.”

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