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COVID-19: Over 11 million people have had both bites in UK – as coronavirus vaccine figures for local areas revealed | UK News

More than 11 million people in the UK have now received both doses of a coronavirus vaccine, new figures show.

Some 416,784 had their second stroke yesterday, which means 11,192,601 received both strokes.

117,909 people received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 33,257,651.

It comes as the UK has reported 18 more coronavirus-related deaths and 2,729 new cases in the last 24-hour period.

Thursday’s figures compare with 2,396 new cases and 22 deaths on Wednesday.

Public Health England has revealed which regions have the highest vaccination rates, with the Midlands leading in first and second doses with 5.4 million and 1.6 million respectively.

The Southwest distributed the fewest number of jabs – 3.05m first dose and 1.04m second.

The regional breakdown of England is as follows:

  • East of England: 3,325,522 first doses and 1,141,035 second doses, i.e. 4,466,557 in total
  • North East and Yorkshire: 4,415,499 first and 1,528,807 second doses (5,944,306)
  • Northwest: 3,542,443 first doses and 1,277,062 second doses (4,819,505)
  • Midlands: 5,400,742 first and 1,684,312 second doses
  • South-East: 4,548,743 first and 1,482,062 second doses (6,030,805)
  • London: 3,450,109 first and 1,153,147 second doses
  • South-West: 3050429 first and 1048216 second doses (4098645)

Rushmoor in Hampshire and Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, Worcester and south Oxfordshire have all vaccinated 100% of those over 50, new figures reveal.

While the Isles of Scilly and Hertsmere in Hertfordshire have vaccinated the under-49s with 70.4% and 46.3% respectively.

The lowest vaccination rates among those over 50 are all in London, with the capital boroughs making up the bottom 19.

London also vaccinated the nation’s under-49s, with Canterbury, Kent second lowest (23.8%), followed by Nottingham (23.9%).

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This notice was published: 2021-04-22 14:42:00