The Health Secretary has thanked everyone involved in the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine in Harrogate, saying they’re doing an “amazing job”.

Matt Hancock made the comments in the House of Commons, in response to a question from MP Andrew Jones.

Recent figures have shown that over 30,000 doses of vaccine have now been given out in the Harrogate and Knaresborough parliamentary constituency.

In the same exchange, Mr Hancock also confirmed that they are on track to give everyone their second dose within 12 weeks of their first.

Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, said:

“The constituency data released by Public Health England last Friday showed that more than 30,000 people in Harrogate and Knaresborough had had their first dose of the vaccine.

“This fantastic local performance, alongside the stunning national performance, reflects the expertise, determination and teamwork of many people, and I put on record my gratitude to them.”

Health Secretary Matt Hancock MP said:

“May I put on the record my thanks to the team in Harrogate, who have done an amazing job vaccinating over 30,000 people – more than the national average, if my memory serves me correctly.”

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