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150,000 high-risk Kiwis yet to get first covid jab

Jem Traylen
Wed, 16 Jun 2021

150,000 high-risk Kiwis yet to get first covid jab
The rollout to Group 1, which is for border and MIQ staff and their households, is almost complete.(Image: Getty)
Jem Traylen
Wed, 16 Jun 2021
About half of the high-risk Group 2 have been fully vaccinated against covid but around one-third have still not had their first jab, BusinessDesk can reveal.The latest data shows that as of midnight Tuesday, 238,000 of an estimated 480,000 people in Group 2 have received both doses of the Pfizer vaccine.A further 95,000 have received their first dose, leaving an estimated 147,000 of the high-risk group still waiting.The Group 2 rollout began in March and is aimed at protecting frontline healthcare workers, residential care facilities and vulne...

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