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Vaccinations reach 79% in Wellington region so far

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Seventy-nine per cent of eligible people in the Wellington region have had one dose of the covid vaccine – a total of 315,292. Of this total, 154,347 are fully vaccinated, representing 38 per cent of those eligible.

Figures provided yesterday by the Capital and Coast District Health Board show that 85 per cent of people in Wellington have had at least one dose, with 76 per cent in Lower Hutt. For the rest of the region, it’s 74 per cent in Porirua and Upper Hutt, and 69 per cent on the Kapiti coast.

Sixty per cent of eligible Maori people have had at least one dose, and 68 per cent of eligible Pacific people.

For people aged 65 and over, 92 per cent have had at least one vaccination.

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