MORE than 40 per cent of adult residents in Barnsley have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus.

As of May 25 more than 82,000 people across the borough had received both their first and second vaccines.

Around 1,000 people are receiving their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine every day.

A total of 146,830 first dose vaccines have been distributed in the town since the start of the uptake - more than 71 per cent of the entire adult population in the borough.