Two-thirds of West Lindsey people fully vaccinated

Nearly two-thirds of people in West Lindsey have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

Nearly two-thirds of people in West Lindsey have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

NHS data shows 50,345 people had received both jabs by June 6 – 64 percent of those aged 16 and over, based on the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.

Of those to have received both jabs, 48,134 were aged 30 and over – 73 percent of the age group – which means 2,211 people aged between 16 to 29 have received both doses.

Across England, more than half of people aged 16 and over have received their second vaccine dose.

The NHS vaccine data also reveals variation in coverage for residents who had received at least one dose between different areas across West Lindsey

Across West Lindsey, 82 percent of those aged 16 and over have had one jab.

The areas with the highest coverage are:

1) Nettleham, Sudbrooke and Scothern, with 87.1 percent of people aged 16 and over given their first dose

2) Torksey and Stow, 85.5 percent

3) Dunholme and Welton, 84.7 percent

The areas with the lowest coverage are:

1) Gainsborough West, 74.4 percent

2) Gainsborough East, 75.8 percent

3) Market Rasen and Brookenby, 78.5 percent

Across England, 23.6 million people had received a second dose of the jab by June 6 – 52 percent of the population aged over 16 and over.

That includes 22.3 million people aged 30 and over – 62 percent of the age group.

In total, 33.6 million people had received at least one dose of a vaccine by the same date, covering 74 percent of people over 16.