More than 6,000 COVID vaccine jabs given out in Peterborough in past week

More than 6,000 people have received a COVID vaccine in Peterborough in the past week, new statistics show.

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 3:03 pm

Up to March 7, a total of 57,778 people have had at least one dose of a vaccine, up by 6,300 from last week, when 51,478 Peterborough residents had received the jab.

Data from NHS England showed that most of the people to receive the jab in Peterborough over the past week were aged under 65, as the vaccination programme is rolled out to more people.

Last week 23,590 people aged under 65 had received the jab - that figure now stands at 29,397. Of the 29,397, a total of 6,731 are aged between 60 and 64, while 22,666 are aged under 60.

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More than 6,000 doses have been given out in Peterborough in the past week

A further 411 people aged between 65 and 69 have had a jab, rising from 6,961 to 7,372.

For people aged between 70 and 74, the number stands at 7,650, compared to 7,599 the previous week.

A further 18 people aged 75-79 have had at least one dose, meaning the total now stands at 5,463. A similar number of people aged over 80 (16) have also had at least one jab, leaving the total at 7,896.