Strong COVID-19 vaccination rates across western Victoria

COVID-19 vaccination rates across western Victoria are higher than national averages according to the latest data released by the Commonwealth Government.

As of August 28, 63.3% of eligible people in the Western Victoria PHN region have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine while 40.5% have had both doses.

In comparison, the national average for the rest of Australia for at least one dose is 56.1% and 32.9% for both doses.

COVID Vaccination Rates as percentage of eligible population (August 28, 2021)
COVID Vaccination Rates as percentage of eligible population (August 28, 2021)

Following are the vaccination rates by sub-region as at August 28.

Ballarat Goldfields

  • First dose: 60.1%
  • Both doses: 39.2%
Geelong Otway

  • First dose: 64.3%
  • Both doses: 41.7%
Great South Coast

  • First dose: 65.8%
  • Both doses: 40.2%
Wimmera Grampians

  • First dose: 63.0%
  • Both doses: 38.8%

From Western Victoria PHN, thank you to everyone who has been vaccinated and also to our health providers who are administering the vaccines throughout our region.

For more information, access the vaccination data by Local Government Area