Covid-19 Testing and Vaccination Update – 30 June

Covid Cases

Figures for the prominent Delta variant of Covid-19 continue to rise across Cheshire and Merseyside.

The number of cases per 100k stands at 242.81 as an average for Cheshire and Merseyside for the last seven days (as of June 24). Across the nine Places the lowest in prevalence in Cheshire and Merseyside is Cheshire East with 150.72 and the highest being Liverpool with 345.95. The next highest figure per 100k is Knowsley with 311.94.

 

 

Local Authority Area

 

 

Prevalence in last 7 days per 100k (June 24)

Liverpool 345.95
Knowsley 311.54
Sefton 261.21
Warrington 248.08
Cheshire West and Chester 215.41
Wirral 214.81
St Helens 211.53
Halton 177.73
Cheshire East 150.72

 

Vaccine Roll-out

Through the national “Grab a Jab” we are continually encouraging all adults to get the vaccine – whether they have been invited or not.

Getting vaccinated, regular testing and getting the basics right are the best way to combat Covid-19.

Anyone aged 18 and over can book online at www.nhs.uk or call 119 free of charge, anytime between 7am and 11pm seven days a week – or attend one of the many walk-in clinics being held across Cheshire and Merseyside.

You can find out more information about walk-in sites in your area by looking on your Local Authority or CCG website.

Vaccine Cohorts

As of June 30, approximately 3.093 million vaccine doses had been delivered across Cheshire and Merseyside. This means 77% of the adult population have now had at least one dose of the vaccine in the area.

Around 90% of 60–64-year-olds have also had a first dose and 97% of those aged 75-79. Within younger cohorts, 45% of 18–29-year-olds have received their first dose. And, more than half, (56%) of 30–39-year-olds have now had their first dose with 17% having had their second dose.

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