COVID vaccine: Two thirds of Fifers have now had first jag

Nearly two-thirds of people in Fife have received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

Friday, 23rd April 2021, 9:08 am

Public Health Scotland data shows 194,039 people Fife had received their first jag by April 21.

That was up 1% from 192,852 a week earlier.

It means 63% of people aged 16 and over in Fife have now received their first dose, using the latest Scottish population estimates.

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The figures include 45,593 people who had their second dose, meaning 15% of over-16s have now had both jags.

Across Scotland, 2.8 million people received a jab by April 21, 61% of the population.

That was an increase of 2% from 2.7 million the week before.

The data also shows that 898,000 people across Scotland have received both jags, 20% of the population.

The data shows 2.1 million people aged 50 and over had received their first jab across Scotland – 98% of the age group.

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