Havering and Redbridge have highest Covid jab rates

Redbridge and Havering residents have obtained extra Covid vaccines than anyplace else in east London, the most recent NHS figures reveal.

Greater than 266,000 Covid jabs had been given out within the seven east London boroughs as of February 18.

Of those, round 40 per cent got to Redbridge and Havering residents, the 2 boroughs worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The NHS is asking anybody who’s over 70, a well being and care employee or was knowledgeable they’re clinically extraordinarily susceptible by publish to contact their GP in the event that they haven’t been invited.

Havering has carried out finest at vaccinating the aged, with its residents over 70 making up virtually a 3rd of these to have obtained a dose throughout east London.

Redbridge, nevertheless, has given out probably the most first and second doses of the vaccine, wanted to supply correct safety in opposition to the virus.

Tower Hamlets has given out the bottom variety of vaccines of any east London borough, with fewer than 10,000 residents over-70s having obtained their first dose.

The NHS aimed to supply everybody aged 70 or over, who works in well being or social care or who’s extraordinarily susceptible a vaccine by February 15.

Nevertheless, campaigners have identified that homeless residents and different teams much less prone to be registered with a GP can have been missed by this course of.

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