FIGURES have revealeed which areas of the district have the highest coverage of Covid vaccines. 

NHS data shows that 78,231 people have received a vaccine jab in Braintree equating to 63 per cent of those aged 16 and over. 

The latest avilable data only takes into consideration jabs given out up until April 4.

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The area with the highest coverage continues to be Bures Hamlet, Maplestead and Belchamp, with 70.4 per cent of people aged 16 and over given their first dose.

West Witham is still the lowest with 57.4 per cent done.

Areas with the highest coverage:

1) Bures Hamlet, Maplestead & Belchamp- 70.4 per cent

2) Halstead East & Colnes- 69.3 per cent

3) Steeple Bumpstead & Great Yeldham- 69.2 per cent

Areas with the lowest coverage:

1) Central Braintree- 55.1 per cent

2) Braintree South- 56.5 per cent

3) West Witham- 57.4 per cent