THE vast majority of  Sedgemoor residents aged 55 and over have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.

The latest figures released by NHS England for vaccinations show 86.8% of people in that age bracket have had their jab.

And it’s a similar story across the rest of Somerset with figures of 90% in Mendip, 88.5%  in South Somerset and 87.3% in Somerset West and Taunton.

Vaccine appointments for those in eligible groups, can be made by visiting  www.nhs.uk/covid-vaccination.