Over 93% of over 50s in Milton Keynes vaccinated against Covid

Today's (April 1) update from NHS England shows almost 17,000 jabs were administered in Milton Keynes between March 21 to 28.

Thursday, 1st April 2021, 5:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st April 2021, 5:39 pm

The total number of vaccines administered in the borough has now reason to 128,893.

The biggest rise has been doses given to residents in their 50s, the latest figures show 83% of 50-54-year olds have received a first dose protecting against Covid, and 87% 55-59s have been jabbed once.

The Milton Keynes Citizen revealed yesterday, that Milton Keynes Hospital had temporarily postponed vaccinations. Whilst doctors in Milton Keynes have warned that the rollout will slow down this month with first dose availability expected to be ‘significantly constrained’.

Over 80% of over 50s in Milton Keynes vaccinated against Covid

In total, 18,028 residents in Milton Keynes have now received two doses protecting against the virus. Over 10,000 of these jabs have gone to people over 80 and under 50.

Government figures released yesterday, show across the UK that 30,905,538 first doses have been administered and 4,108,536 second jabs have been conducted.