Wealden vaccinates over 35000

As of 25th February, 35,264 people in Wealden have been vaccinated.

This is with at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, representing 32.1% of the constituency’s population, to date, more than 548,735 vaccinations have been delivered across Sussex, including 535,544 first doses.

The vaccination programme continues to be rolled out across East Sussex with excellent progress.

Data shows that the jab has been received by all eligible care home residents, 93% of people aged 80+, 93.5% of those aged 75-79, 91.9% of those aged 70-74, 72.3% of those aged 65-69, and 79% of clinically vulnerable individuals.

Vaccinations for those who are housebound are underway, carried out by GP practice or Primary Care Network teams and Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust.

Nus Ghani MP recently visited the Crowborough Covid-19 vaccination site at Saxonbury House surgery to thank the medical staff and volunteers and experience first-hand the fantastic work being carried out to vaccinate Wealden residents against coronavirus.

Up to 600 people are vaccinated at the surgery every day and such has been their excellent progress that over 14,000 jabs have been distributed at Saxonbury House to date.