Wolverhampton – Covid-19 vaccinations and infection rate update

Covid-19 vaccinations and infection rate update
More than 97,000 Covid-19 vaccines have now been given in Wolverhampton – an increase of nearly 10,000 in just seven days. Latest figures show a total of 97,286 vaccinations have been delivered in the city so far, with 91,773 people having received the first of their two doses and 5,513 patients having had both.

Vaccinations are currently available to anyone aged 50 and over; anyone who is clinically extremely vulnerable; frontline health and social care workers; and people who are in receipt of Carer’s Allowance or are the main carer of an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if their carer falls ill.

Meanwhile, latest data shows there were 63.7 new cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 people in Wolverhampton over the seven days to 16 March. That means 168 people in the city tested positive for the virus during that seven day period.

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more