New figures reveal which parts of the Harborough district have the highest - and lowest - levels of Covid vaccine coverage
The good news is that nearly half of people in Harborough have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine
Nearly half of people in the Harborough district have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.
NHS data shows 35,500 people had received both jabs by May 16 – 46 per cent 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, 32,340 were aged 40 and over – 60 per cent of the age group.
It means 3,160 people aged between 16 and 39 have received both doses.
The NHS vaccine data also reveals variation in coverage between different areas for residents who have received at least one dose.
Across the Harborough district, 75 per cent of those aged 16 and over have received their first jab.
Areas with the highest coverage:
1) Houghton, Thurby and Scraptoft, with 80.7 per cent of people aged 16 and over given their first dose
2) Tilton, Billesdon and Great Easton, 78.6 per cent
3) Dunton Bassett, Claybrooke and Swinford, 77.4 per cent
Areas with the lowest coverage:
1) Market Harborough Central, 63.7 per cent
2) Market Harborough South and Little Bowden, 70.5 per cent
3) Lutterworth, 72.9 per cent
Across England, 17.1 million people had received a second dose of the jab by May 16 – 38 per cent of the population aged over 16 and over.
That includes 15.1 million people aged 40 and over – 53 per cent of the age group.
In total, 30.4 million people had received at least one dose of a vaccine by the same date, covering 67 per cent of people over 16.