Cauldwell lagging behind as more than half of people in Bedford fully vaccinated against Covid-19

But 100% of those aged 16 and over have had one jab in Wootton and Stewartby

Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, 10:57 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, 10:58 am

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

NHS data shows 77,025 people had received both jabs by June 13 – 56 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, 73,061 were aged 30 and over – 66 per cent of the age group.

100 per cent of those aged 16 and over have had one jab in Wootton and Stewartby

It means 3,964 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 Bedford.

Across Bedford, 83 per cent of those aged 16 and over have had one jab.

AREAS WITH THE HIGHEST COVERAGE:

1) Wootton and Stewartby, with 100 per cent of people aged 16 and over given their first dose

2) Bromham and Biddenham, 96.6 per cent

3) Riseley and Sharnbrook, 93.7 per cent

AREAS WITH THE LOWEST COVERAGE:

1) Cauldwell, 66.6 per cent

2) Queens Park, 66.9 per cent

3) Harpur, 71 per cent

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

That includes 23.8 million people aged 30 and over – 67 per cent 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 per cent of people over 16.