A third of black individuals aged 40 and over had not received their first dose of vaccination.

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A third of black individuals aged 40 and over had not received their first dose of vaccination.

According to recent data, around a third of black adults in England aged 40 and up had not gotten their first dose of Covid-19 vaccination.

63.6 percent of people who identify as black Caribbean and 67.8 percent of persons who identify as black African are likely to have received their first dosage.

Among all ethnic groups, the rates are the lowest.

The immunization rate for those who identify as white British is 92.6 percent.

The figures come from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and are based on the first doses of vaccination given to adults aged 40 and higher between May 15 and May 15.

Vaccination rates are expected to be 70.3 percent and 78.6 percent for people of Pakistani and Bangladeshi descent, respectively.

80.3 percent of persons with Chinese ancestry and 87.5 percent of persons with Indian ancestry are likely to have received their first dosage.

Despite the fact that the Covid-19 vaccine has been available for more than six months, the statistics indicate that some ethnic groups continue to have lower immunization rates.

The rates of initial dosages vary according to religious membership.

Those aged 40 and up who identified as Muslim (71.8%) or Buddhist (80.9%) had the lowest percentages, while those who identified as Christian or Jewish had 92.1 percent and 91.0 percent, respectively.

Those who identified as Hindu had an 89.0 percent rate, while those who identified as Sikh had an 88.5 percent percentage.

According to the ONS, 76.6 percent of adults aged 40 to 49 in England had got their first dose by May 15.

In comparison, 90.6 percent of those aged 50 to 59, 94.0 percent of those aged 60 to 69, 96.6 percent of those aged 70 to 79, 97.0 percent of those aged 80 to 89, and 96.0 percent of those aged 90 and older are in this age group.

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