94% of over 45s vaccinated against Covid in Milton Keynes

NHS England's weekly update released today (April 29), shows the borough has made further progress with the vaccination rollout.

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 4:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th April 2021, 4:14 pm

With over 42s now being invited to make vaccine appointments in Milton Keynes the latest statistics show 94% of people aged over 45 have been jabbed in the borough.

Further progress has been made in Milton Keynes' Clinical Commissioning Group, with 71.% of 45-49-year-olds now having received a first dose of a vaccine protecting against Covid. Last week's update from the NHS showed 57% of that age group had been jabbed in the Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK CCG).

The total cumulative number of vaccines administered in Milton Keynes is 167,355, out of that number 44,776 have been second doses.

167,355 vaccines have been administered in Milton Keynes

Over half of the second doses delivered have gone to over 70s, 23,366 septuagenarians and above are fully vaccinated in Milton Keynes.

Overall, 596,069 vaccines have been administered in BLMK CCG, a significant rise from 555,172 reported last week. The data released today is accurate up to April 25.