The following people will be offered a COVID-19 booster vaccination:
people aged 50 and over;
people who live and work in care homes;
frontline health and social care workers;
people aged 16 and over with a health condition that puts them at high risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19;
people aged 16 and over who are a main carer for someone at high risk from COVID-19;
people aged 16 and over who live with someone who is more likely to get infections (such as someone who has HIV, has had a transplant or is having certain treatments for cancer, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis).
People who are pregnant and in one of the eligible groups can also get a booster dose.
On the Island you will be contacted by your GP when it is your turn to get the booster. Please remember; the booster will be offered at least six months after completion of the first course of vaccination.
If you are asked to book online but are only offered a mainland appointment, please wait and try again. New appointments are released daily and everyone in the above list will be able to get a booster dose.
These are the latest published vaccination and COVID-19 stats for the Isle of Wight, from NHS England and Public Health England, respectively. Read the full report.
The COVID-19 statistics for the Isle of Wight, published by Public Health England on 4 October 2021 at 4.50pm including data up to 3 October 2021.
The vaccination statistics for the Isle of Wight, published by NHS England on 30 September 2021 including data up to 26 September 2021.
The graphic shows:
108,465 – The number of Island residents who have received their first dose of the vaccine.
101,070 – The number of Island residents who have received their second dose of the vaccine.
12,369 – The number of confirmed cases to date of Island residents who have received a positive COVID-19 test result since March 2020. This is based on the residential address of the person tested rather than where they are registered with a GP.
650 – The number of positive cases in the seven-day period.
456.8 – Weekly cases per 100,000. This is the number of Island residents who have received a positive COVID-19 test result in the seven-day period, divided by the total population of the total population of the Island.