Almost half of people in Worcester have received both COVID jabs

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Thursday, June 10th, 2021 6:10pm

By Christian Barnett - Local Democracy Reporter

Almost half of the city has now received both Covid jabs, the latest figures show.

A total of 43,629 people in Worcester have now received two doses of a coronavirus vaccine – around 49 per cent of the estimated population of the city.

NHS figures show that as of June 6, an extra 4,153 people received their second jab in the last week.

Of the people that have received both jabs, 3,026 people were aged under 30 and 3,588 people were in their 80s.

Figures show 4,929 people were in their 40s and 10,133 people were in their 50s.

Going through the age groups, 9,481 people in Worcester who have received both jabs were in their 60s and 7,942 people were in their 70s.

A total of 4,530 people were aged 80 and over.

The figures also show that 60,981 people in Worcester have now received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine.

The latest data has also revealed that 97.4 per cent of care home residents in Worcestershire have received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine and 95.1 per cent of residents have received both doses.

The figures are lower for care home staff where 90.1 per cent of workers in Worcestershire have received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine.

In total, 84.2 per cent of care home staff in Worcestershire have received both doses.

Figures for the rest of the county show 70,132 people in Wychavon, which includes Evesham, Pershore and Droitwich, have received two doses of a Covid vaccine and 43,772 people in Malvern Hills have received two jabs.

A total of 50,073 people have received two jabs in Bromsgrove and 34,615 people in Redditch have received two doses of a Covid vaccine.

Figures also show 52,343 people in Wyre Forest have now received both jabs.

Adults aged between 25 and 29 who have not yet had a Covid vaccine were invited to book their first dose this week.

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