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28 January 2021 - Hywel Dda vaccine bulletin - Issue 3

Welcome to the third edition of Hywel Dda University Health Board’s Vaccine Bulletin.

This weekly update will provide the latest information regarding the progress of the COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Programme across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.

We are pleased to report, since the start of the vaccination programme, 39,257 people in Hywel Dda UHB area have received their first vaccine doses, representing 10.1% of our population.


Revised Table

* nationally reported as 1,683 plus local recorded data of 643
**  5,615  vaccinations have yet to be assigned to their priority groups in the national system

Priority Group Vaccine numbers Percentage Uptake
P1.1 - Older adult resident in a care home 2,326 * 85.7%
P1.2 - Care home worker 2,684 76.8%
P2.1 - All those 80 years of age and over 13,672 60.2%
P2.2 & 2.3 - Health and social care workers 14,410 68.6%
Other priority groups or unallocated 6,165 ** 1.8%
Total: 39,257 10.1%


Total vaccinations per county:

  • Carmarthenshire 17,677 (9.4%)
  • Ceredigion 7,459 (10.3%)
  • Pembrokeshire 12,414 (9.9%)
  • Other 1,707 - unallocated to county or staff working in but living outside of the three counties

Slideshow of stories:

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Please don’t contact your GP, pharmacy or health board to ask when you will receive the vaccine
This week, health services have been inundated with calls, emails and social media messages from the public enquiring about the vaccine.  We understand people are anxious and want to know when they can have the vaccine. Please do not contact your GP, pharmacy or health board; you will be contacted when it is your turn. People will be invited to receive the vaccine in order of priority, so please be patient.

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