Almost 622,000 people have been vaccinated across Lancashire and South Cumbria since the start of the vaccine roll out.Advertisement
Since December, many age groups have been covered and now Preston residents aged between 56-59 are able to book in their vaccination.
A new text invitation system has also been brought out by the NHS, to make booking and contacting people easier.
Read more: Preston’s Covid infection rate remains in England’s top 10 as Ribble Valley sees a sharp rise
However, despite recent improvements, Preston has risen back into the top 10 worst infection rates in the country.
South Ribble has also seen a sharp rise in cases this week.
New confirmed cases for Thursday (11 March) showed 28 new cases in Preston.
South Ribble saw 25 new coronavirus cases, Ribble Valley recorded 10 cases, Chorley up by 12, Wyre just four and Fylde just six new cases.
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