As at 29th March, 52,788,065 people had received a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine (91.8% of the population aged 12 and over) and 49,404,026 people both doses (85.9%). A total of 38,776,246 people had received a booster (third) jab (67.4%).
Spring Booster (4th) Jabs
The drive is well underway to administer spring booster (4th) jabs with the NHS or your local surgery contacting those eligible i.e. people aged 75 years old and over, plus people aged 12 years old and over with a weakened immune system.
Pulborough Medical Group have placed the following notice on their website.
“We are contacting patients for their Spring booster (4th dose) of the Covid vaccine. These are currently for patients aged over 75 who had their covid booster (3rd dose) BEFORE 12th October 2021. We are calling patients in date order, so that those who are most likely to have a waning immune response are prioritised first. Please telephone the practice to book your appointment”.