But immunity to the virus doesn’t spread to lockdown rules, which everyone must observe until they are no longer necessary.
Only over-70s can currently get the jab, and once they receive it, it will take some time to affect the overall case rate.
Scientists designed the vaccines to blunt the blow of a Covid infection, and primarily protect from the most severe effects.
They can’t guarantee people will never get infected or pass it on to others, meaning there is still an overall risk of transmission.
Source: Daily Express