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Forth Valley health chief issues Hogmanay jab push as 70 per cent get booster

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A drive to get locals boosted with a third Covid vaccine dose ahead of Hogmanay has led to almost 70 per cent being triple jabbed in Stirling.The national effort to increase take-up of the booster jag has kicked into gear following the emergence of the more infectious Omicron variant in recent weeks.It has prompted a surge in cases across Scotland, with Covid case rates in Stirling topping 200 in a single day on December 21 - the first time that has been recorded since the start of the pandemic.Boxing Day also saw a record number of cases reported across Scotland, with 11,030 fresh infections reported; with the December 27 total also breaking through the five-figure mark at 10,562.The latest data from Public Health Scotland has revealed the

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