Two-thirds of people in the East Riding now fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Two-thirds of people in the East Riding have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

Friday, 18th June 2021, 12:47 pm
Updated Friday, 18th June 2021, 12:53 pm
NHS data shows 187,264 people had received both jabs by June 13 – 66% of those aged 16 and over, based on the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics. Photo: PA Images
NHS data shows 187,264 people had received both jabs by June 13 – 66% of those aged 16 and over, based on the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics. Photo: PA Images

NHS data shows 187,264 people had received both jabs by June 13 – 66% 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, 179,668 were aged 30 and over – 74% of the age group.

It means 7,596 people aged between 16 to 29 have received both doses.

The NHS vaccine data also reveals variation in coverage for residents who had received at least one dose between different areas across the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Across the East Riding, 84% of those aged 16 and over have had one jab.

Areas with the highest coverage:

1) Cottingham West, with 91.3% of people aged 16 and over given their first dose

2) Holme, Melbourne and Bubwith, 90%

3) Stamford Bridge and Sutton Upon Derwent, 89.4%

Areas with the lowest coverage:

1) Goole East, 67.8%

2) Goole West, 69.5%

3) Bridlington West, 74%

Across England, 25.3 million people had received a second dose of the jab by June 13 – 56% of the population aged over 16 and over.

That includes 23.8 million people aged 30 and over – 67% of the age group.

In total, 34.7 million people had received at least one dose of a vaccine by the same date, covering 76% of people over 16.