More than two in five people in Eden have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, figures reveal.
NHS data shows 18,644 people had received both jabs by May 16 – 41 per cent 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, 17,230 were aged 40 and over – 51 per cent of the age group.
It means 1,414 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 Eden, 76 per cent of those aged 16 and over have received their first jab.
Areas with the highest coverage:
1) Penrith Outer, with 80.7 per cent of people aged 16 and over given their first dose
2) Appleby, Shap and Kirkby Thore, 78 per cent
3) Kirkby Stephen, Tebay and Brough, 77.1 per cent
Areas with the lowest coverage:
1) Penrith Central and West, 67.2 per cent
2) Askham, Ullswater and Greystoke, 75.8 per cent
3) Langwathby, Kirkoswald and Alston Moor, 75.9 per cent
Across England, 17.1 million people had received a second dose of the jab by May 16 – 38 per cent of the population aged over 16 and over.
That includes 15.1 million people aged 40 and over – 53 per cent of the age group.
In total, 30.4 million people had received at least one dose of a vaccine by the same date, covering 67 per cent of people over 16.