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Shoalhaven vaccination rates on the rise


The Shoalhaven is powering ahead with its COVID-19 vaccination program.

The latest figures show more than 60 per cent of the Shoalhaven's eligible population is fully vaccinated - up from 54.8 per cent just a week ago.

And 87.2 per cent of people have had at least one jab, an increase from 82.2 per cent a week earlier.

In Kiama 89.6 per cent have had one jab, and 66.5 per cent are fully vaccinated.

In Shellharbour 86.4 per cent of people aged  over 15 have had their first vaccination and 56.2 per cent have had two, while in Wollongong  it's 81.7 per cent with one jab and 56.4 per cent with two.

To the south in neighbouring Eurobodalla 94.5 per cent have had one jab, and 66.2 per cent are fully vaccinated, while in Bega Valley 89.2 per cent had had one jab, and 64.1 per cent have had two.

Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, vaccination, Eurobodalla