Thursday, April 08, 2021

Vaccination update

NHS England has also confirmed that as of 4th April, the following percentages of people in England in the categories described had had a first dose of an approved vaccine:

95% of people aged 80 or over

Approximately 100% of people aged 75-79

97% of people aged 70-74

94% of people aged 65-69

97% of people aged 60-64

94% of people aged  55-59

87% of people aged 50-54

28% of people aged 16-49

And also 92% of people shielding and 79% of staff in care homes for the elderly.

To achieve this level of protection against a deadly disease none of us had heard of fifteen months ago is an incredible achievement for the scientists, NHS staff and everyone else involved. 

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