Half of people in Scarborough fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Half of people in Scarborough have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

Friday, 21st May 2021, 11:45 am
Updated Friday, 21st May 2021, 11:46 am

NHS data shows 45,968 people had received both jabs by May 16 – 50 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, 41,478 were aged 40 and over – 63 per cent of the age group.

It means 4,490 people aged between 16 and 39 have received both doses.

NHS data shows 45,968 people had received both jabs by May 16.

The NHS vaccine data also reveals variation in coverage between different areas for residents who have received at least one dose.

Across Scarborough, 79 per cent of those aged 16 and over have received their first jab.

Areas with the highest coverage:

1) Newby and Scalby, with 87.7 per cent of people aged 16 and over given their first dose

2) Wheatcroft and Cayton, 85.6 per cent

3) Ayton and Snainton, 84.9 per cent

Areas with the lowest coverage:

1) Scarborough Town and North Bay, 66.1 per cent

2) Ramshill and South Cliff, 68.1 per cent

3) Scarborough Central, 69.6 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.