Over half a million Covid vaccines administered in Milton Keynes' region

Data revealed by the NHS today (April 15) shows over 500,000 vaccines have been delivered in Milton Keynes' CCG.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 4:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th April 2021, 4:08 pm

In the combined Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), 519,751 vaccinations have been administered.

Of those 421,936 were first doses and 97,815 people in the CCG are fully vaccinated.

In Milton Keynes 114,114 people have recieved at least their first jab, a similar breakdown was not available showing second dose progress.

Over 500,000 jabs have been provided in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes CCG
Over 500,000 jabs have been provided in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes CCG

Individual data on the total cumulative doses administered in Milton Keynes was not released due to the recently announced merger between Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire and Luton. Last week's figures showed the city had passed the 140,000 milestone.

The latest figures showing the percentage of social care staff who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in Milton Keynes, reveals 74.6% have been jabbed in older adult homes. In care homes for younger adults in Milton Keynes, exactly 74% have received at least a first dose. The percentage for staff of domiciliary care providers is 67.6% and 71.7% social care staff in other settings.

Currently, the Government are discussing the possibility of making vaccinations mandatory for care home staff.