Almost two thirds of Breckland adults have had Covid booster

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Almost two thirds of adults living in Breckland have been for a Covid booster jab - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Almost two thirds of adults living in Breckland have been for a Covid booster jab, figures have revealed. 

Fresh data from the UK Health Security Agency shows 74,164 people over the age of 18 had been administered a third vaccine as of Sunday, December 19. 

During the latest week-long period, another 13,884 went for appointments

Breckland’s overall adult population is 114,091, meaning the uptake is 65pc. That is the 58th-best uptake rate in the country out of 307 local authorities.

Just under 40,000 adults in the district are yet take up the offer of a booster.

From Wednesday last week (December 15), everyone aged 18 and above was invited to get their booster. 

The government has set a target of giving boosters to all eligible adults across the nation by the end of the month.

To book an appointment, visit nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19.

A large-scale Covid vaccination centre has opened in Harleston

The entrance to a Covid vaccination centre - Credit: Sonya Duncan