ALMOST 94 per cent of over 70s in the Bradford district have had at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine so far.

The latest vaccination figures published by NHS England revealed that 63,231 people aged 70 and over - in the top four priority groups - in the Bradford District and Craven CCG area have had the vaccine, 93.9 per cent of all over 70s.

The figures, which date up to February 14, also reveal that more than one in four of all over 16s - 26.7 per cent - in the Bradford district and Craven have had a dose of the jab.

One in 20 - 5.3 per cent - of over 70s have also received their second dose and are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

A total of 121,614 people in the district have had at least one dose of the vaccine so far, with 5,806 having had both jabs.

Over the past seven days in West Yorkshire and Harrogate, a 26,861 over 70s have received their first vaccine dose, withh 1,475 getting their second dose. It means 275,389 over 70s have now had at least one jab, 95.1 per cent of the total population, and 5.6 per cent have had their second dose.

More than half a million people - 523,597 - have now had a vaccine in West Yorkshire.

The figures date to February 14, the day before the Government's target of getting the top four priority groups their first dose. Next week's figures, which will date to February 21, will include the first week of distributing the vaccine to the next priority groups, moving onto people in their 60s and who are classed as clinically at risk.