Here's how many people in Ashfield have had their first Covid-19 vaccination

Three in five people in Ashfield have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 10:44 am

NHS data shows 61,065 people had received a vaccine jab by March 21 – equating to 59 per cent of those aged 16 and over, according to the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.

Of those vaccinated, 45,265 were aged 50 or over – 89 per ce of the age group.

It means 15,800 people aged between 16 and 49 have received a first dose of the vaccine.

Three in five people in Ashfield have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.. (Photo by Victoria Jones - Pool / Getty Images)

The data also reveals variation in coverage between different areas across Ashfield

The proportion of residents prioritised for vaccinations, such as those aged over 55, is one factor that could affect vaccine coverage.

Areas with the highest coverage:

1) The Dales & South Skegby, with 68.8 per cent of people aged 16 and over given their first dose

2) Jacksdale & Underwoood, 64.1 per cent

3) Stanton Hill & Skegby, 63.7 per cent

Areas with the lowest coverage:

1) Hucknall Town, 50.5 per cent

2) Sutton Forest Side & New Cross, 52.4 per cent

3) Huthwaite, 53.9 per cent

Across England, 23.7 million people had received their first dose of a vaccine by March 21, covering 52 per cent of the population aged 16 and over.

That includes 18.3 million people aged 50 and over – 87 per cent of the age group.

The figures also show that 1.6 million people have had a second dose of the jab.

A small number of people are not included due to their age being unknown.