MORE than 80 per cent of Warrington residents have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the latest figures reveal.

According to data from NHS England, 139,388 first vaccinations have been completed in the town, which is the equivalent of 82 per cent of the population aged 16 and over.

Moreover, nearly two-thirds of people in Warrington are fully vaccinated against the virus having received two doses.

Figures show 105,867 people had received both jabs by June 20, or 62 per cent of those aged 16 and over.

In total, vaccination teams have worked through 245,255 appointments for first and second jabs.

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NHS vaccine data also reveals variation in coverage for residents who had received at least one dose between different areas across Warrington.

Appleton leads the way as the area with the highest coverage, with 95.3 per cent of people aged 16 and over having been given their first dose.

This is followed by Appleton Thorn, Stretton and Walton at 93.5 per cent and Great Sankey at 91.2 per cent.

The area with the lowest coverage is Fairfield and Howley at 65.8 per cent, followed by Bewsey and Dallam (70.1 per cent) and Hulme (70.2 per cent).

Across England, 26.4million people had received a second dose of the jab by June 20, or 58 per cent of the population aged over 16 and over.

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That includes 25.6million people aged 25 and over – 65 per cent of the age group.

In total, 35.9million people had received at least one dose of a vaccine by the same date, covering 79 per cent of people over 16.

Despite the success of the rollout, some staff at care homes in Warrington have not been vaccinated.

The figures show 1,844 out of 2,146 eligible staff, including agency workers, at older adult care homes had received a first dose by June 20 – meaning 14 per cent have not had a jab.