FORMER Prime Minister and Oxfordshire local, David Cameron, has received his first dose of Covid vaccine.

The former Witney MP, who lives in a village called Dean, near Chipping Norton, posted on his public Facebook page this afternoon confirming the news.

 He thanked the NHS staff and volunteers who helped with the vaccine output.

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The post said: "Huge 'thank you' to our brilliant NHS & all the amazing staff & volunteers working on the UK’s deeply impressive vaccine programme.

"I was proud to have my jab this morning & encourage everyone to take theirs when the call comes - it's crucial we look after ourselves & each other."

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The post did not say where Mr Cameron was given his injection.

Mr Cameron is 54 years old.

England is currently in phase two of the vaccine rollout where all those between the ages of 50-69 should be receiving the vaccine between February 15 and April 15.