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An exclusive from The Independent reveals people are missing out on vital transplant surgeries due to the enormous number of COVID-19 patients in critical care units.

According to the Daily Mail, there are 21 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine currently in the UK. The newspaper says this means the entire over-70s population, care home residents and health staff could be vaccinated...

On the front of the Financial Times is news of Donald Trump’s second impeachment, which comes as a result of a mob of his supporters storming the US Capitol on 6 January. 

Ministers are looking into whether vaccines due for delivery next month could be dispatched earlier, according to The Daily Telegraph. It comes after Boris Johnson’s promise to launch 24-hour vaccination centres. 

The Guardian is leading with the 1,564 COVID-19 deaths reported on Wednesday, which is the highest increase in fatalities since the pandemic began.

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam is front and centre on the Metro, with a picture of him joining efforts in Nottingham to deliver COVID-19 jabs. 

Private contractors, responsible for the government’s paltry £30 food parcels for hungry children, sent supplies worth as little as £3, the Daily Mirror says.

The Daily Mirror claims that the prime minister has caused confusion around lockdown rules by appearing to have cycled seven miles from his home in Downing Street.

The Times leads on an article written for the newspaper by Met Police commissioner Dame Cressida Dick, who claims it is “preposterous” that people do not know what the lockdown rules are in England.

The Daily Mail reports that members of the government’s SAGE committee want the two-metre social distancing rule extended to stem the spread of the new variant of COVID-19.

The Guardian claims the government is “actively considering” enforcing obligatory face masks outdoors and a ban on meeting anyone for exercise outside of their household.

The Daily Telegraph splashes on pressure on the government to offer COVID-19 vaccinations 24 hours a day, with countries like Israel already protecting a fifth of their population by offering around the clock jabs.

The i leads on reports that coronavirus vaccines may be available around the clock in order to protect as many people as possible amid spiralling hospital admissions.