Three-quarters of Melton and Rutland adults have had a Covid jab

Three-quarters of all adults in the Melton and Rutland constituency area have now had at least their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine.

Monday, 12th April 2021, 4:14 pm
The Melton Vaccination Centre at Melton Sports Village, off Burton Road EMN-210104-182103001

Latest government figures, which cover the period up to April 4, reveal that 58,246 people in the parliamentary area have had a jab, which is 75 per cent of the electorate.

There has been an increase in the number of people who have had a second vaccination in the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland area, up to 7.3 per cent of the population from 4.75 per cent the week before.

In the borough of Melton, 28,548 people have had at least one dose, which is 57 per cent of all residents.

The figures for the town of Melton Mowbray show 52 per cent have now had a first jab.

This is up only one per cent from seven days before but this reflects the increase in people receiving their second jab in the last week.

In the East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG area, 212,205 people have had a dose, with 28,497 of these having had both already.

Figures for Melton borough local neighbourhood areas (one dose only):

Melton North 4,925;

Melton West 4,535;

Melton South 4,640;

Bottesford/Harby/Croxton Kerrial 5,983;

Asfordby/Frisby/Old Dalby 4,231;

Waltham/Wymondham/Great Dalby 4,234.