More than half of people in the East Riding now fully vaccinated against Covid-19

More than half of people in the East Riding have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

Friday, 28th May 2021, 10:03 am
NHS data shows 148,609 people had received both jabs by May 23 – 52% of those aged 16 and over, based on the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics. Photo: PA Images

NHS data shows 148,609 people had received both jabs by May 23 – 52% 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, 135,560 were aged 40 and over – 65% of the age group.

It means 13,049 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 East Riding 78% of those aged 16 and over have received their first jab.

Areas with the highest coverage:

1) Cottingham West, with 85.3% of people aged 16 and over given their first dose

2) Kirk Ella, 84.8%

3) Aldbrough and Sproatley, 84.6%

Areas with the lowest coverage:

1) Goole East, 59.6%

2) Goole West, 62.3%

3) Bridlington West, 69.4%

Across England, 19.4 million people had received a second dose of the jab by May 23 – 43% of the population aged over 16 and over.

That includes 17 million people aged 40 and over – 60% of the age group.

In total, 31.6 million people had received at least one dose of a vaccine by the same date, covering 70% of people over 16. More than half of people in the East Riding of Yorkshire have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.