Rossendale Free Press

1,000 get coronaviru­s jab

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NEARLY 1,000 people in Rossendale have now received the Covid-19 vaccinatio­n, with that number set to double in the next few days.

James Randell, 86, was the first Valley resident to receive a jab at Rawtenstal­l’s vaccinatio­n centre last week.

Rossendale council chief executive Neil Shaw tweeted: “A further 975 are planned for the next few days and numbers will ramp up in the coming weeks with the Oxford/ Astrazenec­a vaccine rollout.”

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