At least nine in 10 over-50s in most areas of England are fully vaccinated

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At least nine in 10 people aged 50 and over in most local areas of England are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, figures suggest.

The estimates range from 90.1% in Liverpool and Oldham to 99.5% in Stratford-on-Avon.

In total, 276 out of 314 local areas have at least 90% of people aged 50 and over likely to be fully vaccinated.

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The figures cover vaccinations delivered up to June 27 and have been published by NHS England.

Of the 38 local areas below the 90% threshold, 24 are in London.

These include the areas with the lowest proportion of people 50 and over estimated to have received both doses: Westminster (65.3%), the City of London (66.9%) and Camden (69.9%).

Overall, an estimated 93% of people in England aged 50 and over are now fully vaccinated.

They include 97.9% of 70 to 79-year-olds and 94.5% of 60 to 69-year-olds.

The estimate for those aged 80 and over is lower, at 91.9% – suggesting around one in 12 people in this age group are not fully vaccinated.

Among younger age groups, 89.2% of 50 to 59-year-olds in England are likely to have received both doses of vaccine, along with 53.7% of 40 to 49-year-olds.

The Government has said that by July 19 a second dose of vaccine will have been offered to everyone over 40 who received their first dose by mid-May.

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July 19 is also the target for every adult to have been offered a first dose.

Some 85% of adults in England are now estimated to have received at least one dose of vaccine.

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