Cymru becomes first UK nation to give one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to half its population


COVID-19 Vaccine

Cymru has become the first nation in the United Kingdom to administer a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to half its population.


By April 11, around 1.59 million people had received their first vaccination, according to figures from Public Health Wales.


This equates to ~50.4% of the population.

Scotland is at 48.8%, England is at 48.2%, and Northern Ireland is at 43.6%.


Second doses


Cymru is also leading the way when it comes to administering both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.


Approximately 16.8% of the Welsh population has now been fully vaccinated.

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