Illawarra Newsroom

Shellharbour the first Illawarra LGA to pass 95% fully vaccinated

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The Illawarra's vaccination rate continues to improve following confirmation that 90% of people aged 16 plus are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in NSW.

Shellharbour's leading the way in the Illawarra's COVID vaccination race with more than 95% of eligible people now fully vaxxed after a 2% increase in vaccinations since the start of November.

Kiama's figure has improved by 1.7% to 94.3% over the past week while Wollongong's closing in on the 90 mark with 88.8% now double dosed.

Both Shellharbour and Kiama have a greater than 95% first dose rate with Wollongong sitting at 91.9%.

Image: Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District