Over 60,000 vaccinated in the Borders

More than 61,500 people in the Borders have received their first covid jab, with a further 17,500 in the region now fully vaccinated.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 11:44 am
More than 60,000 Borderers have now received their first vaccine.

NHS Borders is currently vaccinating those aged 50-59 years old and unpaid carers.

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Unpaid carers under 30 due to get their vaccination will be contacted in the coming days to arrange an alternative appointment to receive another vaccine following a recent change in guidance over use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for those under 30.

An NHS spokesperson said: “It is really important that you come forward to get your second dose when it is your turn to ensure that you have lasting protection against Covid-19.”

For updates go to www.nhsborders.scot.nhs.uk/covid-19-vaccination