New figures reveal which areas around Banbury have the highest - and lowest - levels of Covid vaccine coverage
NHS data shows 51,200 people in the Cherwell district had received both jabs by May 23
More than two in five people in the Cherwell district have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.
NHS data shows 51,200 people had received both jabs by May 23 – 43% 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, 44,949 were aged 40 and over – 58% of the age group.
It means 6,251 people aged between 16 and 39 have received both doses.
The NHS vaccine data also reveals variation in coverage between different areas for residents who have received at least one dose.
Across the Cherwell district, 74% of those aged 16 and over have received their first jab.
Areas with the highest coverage:
1) Cropredy, Wroxton and Shennington, with 89% of people aged 16 and over given their first dose
2) Sibford, Hook Norton and Milcombe, 84.1%
3) Bodicote, Adderbury and Bloxham, 82.9%
Areas with the lowest coverage:
1) Banbury Grimsbury, 58%
2) Banbury Neithrop, 65.2%
3) Bicester North, 67.9%
Across England, 19.4 million people had received a second dose of the jab by May 23 – 43% of the population aged over 16 and over.
That includes 17 million people aged 40 and over – 60% of the age group.
In total, 31.6 million people had received at least one dose of a vaccine by the same date, covering 70% of people over 16.