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British Overseas Territories: Coronavirus

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 8612, tabled on 27 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what proportion of UK Overseas Territory residents have received a (a) first dose and (b) both doses of a covid-19 vaccine, by territory.

Answered on

7 June 2021

The UK Government has committed to supply COVID-19 vaccines for the people of the Overseas Territories. The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) have been arranging deliveries and vaccines have now been delivered to all 12 permanently inhabited Territories, most recently the Pitcairn Islands and Tristan da Cunha, but also to South Georgia. Further deliveries are anticipated to complete the programmes over the coming weeks. The table below represents the percentage of the adult population in each to receive first and second doses of the vaccines.

Overseas Territory

1ST DOSES As a % of adult population (as of 3 June)

2ND DOSES As a % of adult population

Anguilla

83%

51%

Ascension

98%

90%

Bermuda

71%

64%

BVI

47%

22%

Cayman Islands

82%

70%

Falklands

95%

93%

Gibraltar*

>90%

>90%

Montserrat

39%

34%

Pitcairn

82%

0%

St Helena

98%

92%

South Georgia

100%

0%

TCI

64%

50%

Tristan da Cunha

90%

0%

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