New figures reveal which parts of the Rugby borough have the highest - and lowest - levels of Covid vaccine coverage

NHS data shows 35,076 people had received both jabs by May 16 – 40 per cent of those aged 16 and over

Friday, 21st May 2021, 1:05 pm

Two in five people in Rugby have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

NHS data shows 35,076 people had received both jabs by May 16 – 40 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, 31,307 were aged 40 and over – 56 per cent of the age group.

Two in five people in Rugby have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

It means 3,769 people aged between 16 and 39 have received both doses.

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

Across the Rugby borough, 68 per cent of those aged 16 and over have received their first jab.

Areas with the highest coverage:

1) Dunchurch, Stretton-on-Dunsmore and Marton, with 84.2 per cent of people aged 16 and over given their first dose

2) Eastlands, 79 per cent

3) Wolston, Binley Woods and Ryton, 77.5 per cent

Areas with the lowest coverage:

1) Town East, 49 per cent

2) New Bilton, 50.5 per cent

3) Town North and Newbold on Avon, 55 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.