In full: Matt Hancock gives Covid-19 update in the Commons

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    Health Secretary Matt #Hancock updates Members of Parliament in the House of Commons on the latest coronavirus news.

    It comes the day after the Health Secretary hailed “exciting” real world data showing that one dose of either the AstraZeneca or Pfizer jab cuts the risk of hospitalisation among such age groups by more than 80 per cent.

    For the latest developments, follow our liveblog here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2021/03/02/budget-news-brazil-variant-cases-uk-lockdown-schools-rishi-sunak/

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