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A third of local adults have now received Covid-19 vaccine

Local data shows that 46,000 people across Keighley, Ilkley and Skipton have now been vaccinated against coronavirus.

34% of Craven district residents and 28% of Keighley & Ilkley residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, with Over 60s currently being invited to book their vaccination slot. The government is aiming to offer every adult in the UK a vaccine by the end of July.

Click here to check if you're eligible and to book a vaccination appointment

Across the Craven District - which includes Skipton and South Craven as well as parts of the Yorkshire Dales - 19,241 vaccinations have been given. The total for the Skipton & Ripon parliamentary constituency is 34,359.

The total for the Keighley & Ilkley parliamentary constituency is 27,650.

This information is based on data released on Thursday 25th February.

Local MP Robbie Moore told us: “It’s great to see that so many people across Keighley and Ilkley have received the vaccine as we lead the world in our fight back against coronavirus. As well as the major regional vaccine centres, residents have been able to access vaccines at Silsden Medical Centre, Long Lee Surgery in Keighley, Spring Medical Centre in Ilkley, Airedale General Hospital and Keighley Central Mosque.

“We are defeating this virus by the hundreds of thousands of jabs going into people’s arms every day, giving us hope as we look to a route back to normality”.

Here is a breakdown of vaccinations given by age group and town/village across the Rombalds Radio area

Click here for information about the plans announced for the easing of lockdown restrictions.

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