Covid vaccine: Quarter of Fifers have now had both jags

A quarter of people in Fife have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

Saturday, 1st May 2021, 4:28 pm
Updated Saturday, 1st May 2021, 4:30 pm

Public Health Scotland data shows 74,690 people Fife had received both jags by April 28.

That was up 27,377 compared to the previous week.

It means 24% of people aged 16 and over in Fife have now received two doses, using the latest Scottish population estimates.

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Across Scotland, 1.2 million people had received both jags by April 28, 26% of the population.

That was an increase of 266,000 from the week before.

The data also shows that 2.8 million people across Scotland have received a first jag, 62% of the population.

This week coronavirus restrictions were eased across Scotland, with the country moving from Level 4 to Level 3.

Public Health Scotland's vaccination rollout began on December 8, with doses given first to care home staff and residents, frontline health workers and the older age groups.

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