MORE than half of the county’s adults have received two doses of a Covid vaccine according to the latest figures.

NHS England said 243,704 people in Worcestershire had received two vaccines - roughly 52 per cent of the adult population - up to May 30.

In Bromsgrove, 46,519 people in Bromsgrove have received both vaccines - around 54 per cent of people - compared to 40,688 people in Malvern Hills, where more than 58 per cent of people have returned for their second jabs.

Figures for Redditch said 31,281 people have received two doses - roughly 42 per cent of people - while 39,476 people in Worcester have had their second jab, roughly 44 per cent of people in the city.

And the figures show 65,930 people in Wychavon, which includes Evesham, Pershore and Droitwich, have received the second dose of a vaccine - which is 56 per cent of the people currently eligible.

In Wyre Forest, 49,378 peoplehave received both jabs - just over 52 per cent.

Of the people in Worcestershire that have received two jabs, 12,422 people were aged under 30.

Moving up the age groups, 16,053 people were in their 30s and 25,415 people were in their 40s.

A total of 55,759 people in Worcestershire in their 50s have received two doses of a Covid vaccine while that figure rises to 65,789 people in their 60s.

Figures show 63,163 people in their 70s in the county have had both jabs and 34,671 people aged 80 and above have been fully vaccinated.

The number of people in the county who had received one jab by the end of last week stood at 385,047.

The NHS figures revealed 94.9 per cent of care home residents in Worcestershire have been vaccinated with both doses, with 97.3 per cent of residents receiving just the first Covid jab.

The same figures show 71.6 per cent of staff in Worcestershire’s care homes have received both jabs with 86.4 per cent of staff receiving just the first dose.