North East UK news More than 400,000 vaccinated in North East and Yorkshire PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - More than half of people over 80 have been vaccinated in the North East and Yorkshire
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A total of 433,045 people in the North East and Yorkshire have received a coronavirus vaccination so far. The NHS and Public Health England have published figures showing the number of vaccinations in regions of England for the first time. Across England as a whole, 2.4 million people have now been vaccinated. The figures show that 254,265 people aged 80 or over have received single vaccination in the North East and Yorkshire, which are classed as a single region. Another 50,125 people over 80 have received two jabs. It means 54.6% of everyone over 80 in the region, more than half, have received at least one vaccination. This is the highest proportion in the country. In London, where the proportion is lowest, 38.6% of the population over 80 have been vaccinated at least once. This is fewer than four in ten. The figures show that 178,780 people under the age of 80 in the North East and Yorkshire have received at least one vaccination. This is 2.07% of the under-80 population, roughly one in 50 people.
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