These are the areas with the highest and lowest take up of the Covid vaccine in Doncaster

Two-thirds of people in Doncaster have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 5:02 pm

NHS data shows 165,673 people had received a vaccine jab by April 18 – 66 per cent of those aged 16 and over, according to the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.

Of those vaccinated, 117,135 were aged 50 and over – 95 per cent of the age group.

It means 48,538 people aged between 16 to 49 have received a first dose of the vaccine.

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

The proportion of residents prioritised for vaccinations, such as those aged 50 and over, is one factor that could affect vaccine coverage.

Areas with the highest coverage:

1) Old Cantley, Auckley & Finningley, with 80.6% of people aged 16 and over given their first dose

2) Tickhill & Wadworth, 80.3%

3) Cadeby, Hickleton & Hampole, 77.9%

Areas with the lowest coverage:

1) Central Doncaster & Hyde Park, 36.1%

2) Hexthorpe & Balby North, 48.7%

3) Balby Carr, 51.6%.

Across England, 27.5 million people had received their first dose of a vaccine by April 18, covering 61% of the population aged 16 and over.

That includes 20 million people aged 50 and over – 95% of the age group.

The figures also show that 8.7 million people have had a second dose of the jab – 19% of people over 16.

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