Boris Johnson is expected to announce a plan to ease coronavirus restrictions in increments, starting by reopening schools in England on March 8.
The new target also aims for everyone over 50 or with an underlying health condition to get a vaccine shot by April 15, rather than the previous target of May 1.
Boris Johnson confirmed Britain will be sending all of its surplus vaccines to COVAX, a development that could place Trudeau in a hot seat.
Britain has vaccinated more than 15 million people with a first dose and 537,715 with a second dose, the fastest rollout per capita of any large country.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the British government was looking at the option of quarantine hotels -- where inbound travellers pay to be isolated at a hotel on arrival.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday the COVID-19 variant first discovered in the U.K. may be associated with a higher level of mortality.
The United Kingdom, which has the world's fifth-worst official COVID-19 death toll, is racing to be among the first major countries to vaccinate its population.
The death toll in the United Kingdom has been soaring and now stands in excess of 81,000 -- the world's fifth-highest toll -- while more than 3 million people have tested positive.
Johnson announced the tough new stay-at-home order for England that takes effect at midnight Tuesday and won't be reviewed until at least mid-February.
The prime minister said the country is at "a critical moment," with cases rising rapidly in every part of the country.
Stanley Johnson told broadcaster RTL on Thursday that he was in the process of ``reclaiming'' his French identity.
Brexit, in essence, takes place at the strike of midnight Thursday in Brussels -- an hour earlier London time -- when the U.K. leaves de-facto membership of the European Union.
The transition period ends at midnight Brussels time -- 11 p.m. in London -- on Thursday.
Businesses were scrambling Monday to digest the details and implications of the 1,240-page deal sealed by the EU and the U.K. on Christmas Eve.
The transition period, under which Britain stayed aligned to the EU's trading and regulatory rules, ends at 2300 GMT on Dec. 31.
``Work will continue throughout the night,'' said EU spokesman Eric Mamer.
Reuters reported on Dec. 18 that the two sides were very close to concluding a temporary arrangement.
By Sunday morning, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Germany had barred flights from the U.K.
``It is with a very heavy heart that I must tell you we cannot proceed with Christmas as planned,'' Johnson said.
Britain's health secretary first referred to the new variant this week, saying it is believed linked to the rapid surge of COVID-19 cases in southern and southeastern England.