More than two in five people in Thurrock have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.

NHS data shows 58,226 people had received both jabs by June 6 – 44% of those aged 16 and over, based on the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.

Of those to have received both jabs, 55,255 were aged 30 and over – 52% of the age group.

It means 2,971 people aged between 16 to 29 have received both doses.

Across England, more than half of people aged 16 and over have received their second vaccine dose.

The NHS vaccine data also reveals variation in coverage for residents who had received at least one dose between different areas across Thurrock.

Across Thurrock, 66% of those aged 16 and over have had one jab.

Areas with the highest coverage:

1) Corringham North and London Gateway, with 81.5% of people aged 16 and over given their first dose

2) Orsett, Bulphan and Hordon-on-the-Hill, 81.2%

3) Stanford East, 79.8%

Areas with the lowest coverage:

1) Grays Town, 47.5%

2) Purfleet, South Stifford and Lakeside, 49.6%

3) South Chafford, 55.6% Across England, 23.6 million people had received a second dose of the jab by June 6 – 52% of the population aged over 16 and over.

That includes 22.3 million people aged 30 and over – 62% of the age group.

In total, 33.6 million people had received at least one dose of a vaccine by the same date, covering 74% of people over 16.

Despite the success of the rollout, some staff at care homes in Thurrock have not been vaccinated.

The figures show 624 out of 727 eligible staff, including agency workers, at older adult care homes had received a first dose by June 6 – meaning 14% have not had a jab.

The Government is currently in consultation over plans to make the jab mandatory for staff over concerns for residents.