PUBLIC Well being Dorset has urged folks to not delay getting their second Covid jab – saying each dose ‘provides us hope of getting life shifting’.
For the reason that begin of the vaccination programme which started on the finish of final yr, a complete of 457,674 sufferers have obtained their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, whereas 146,463 have obtained each doses – giving a cumulative complete of 604,137.
A spokesman from Public Well being Dorset, stated: “The second does of the Covid-19 vaccine helps to offer long term safety.
“Each vaccine dose provides us hope of getting life shifting once more and defending our family and friends from the virus.
“Do not delay in getting your vaccine when it is provided to you.
“It is essential to maintain to your vaccination appointment when it is provided to you.”
Moreover, throughout the south west 3,093,957 sufferers have obtained the primary dose, whereas 1,294,187 have obtained each – giving a cumulative complete of 4,388,144.