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Coronavirus: Blackburn areas with highest and lowest vaccine uptake

Half of all people in Blackburn with Darwen have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

NHS data shows 58,610 people had received both jabs by June 13 – 51 per cent of those aged 16 and over, based on the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.

Of those to have received both jabs, 54,581 were aged 30 and over – 62 per cent of the age group.

It means 4,029 people aged between 16 to 29 have received both doses.

The NHS vaccine data also reveals variation in coverage for residents who had received at least one dose between different areas across Blackburn with Darwen.

Across Blackburn with Darwen, 76 per cent of those aged 16 and over have had one jab.

Areas with the highest coverage:

1) Tockholes, Edgworth and Hoddlesden, with 89.6% of people aged 16 and over given their first dose

2) Beardwood, Pleasington and Livesey, 87.9%

3) South Darwen and Whitehall, 86.8%

Areas with the lowest coverage:

1) Central Blackburn, 65%

2) Audley, 65.8%

3) Shadsworth and Intack, 66.8%

Across England, 25.3 million people had received a second dose of the jab by June 13 – 56% of the population aged over 16 and over.

That includes 23.8 million people aged 30 and over – 67% of the age group.

In total, 34.7 million people had received at least one dose of a vaccine by the same date, covering 76% of people over 16.

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