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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information Cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses not suitable for use, by vaccine type

This data has been published to provide a weekly summary of data on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination operations in Wales. Figures show the number of doses not suitable for use, as a percentage of doses administered plus doses unsuitable for use. Vaccines unsuitable for use include doses that fail quality assurance on initial inspection, doses that fail quality assurance following preparation and vials/doses which expire during the vaccination session. This is based on information reported in the Welsh Immunisation system (WIS). There may be additional unusable doses that have not been recorded. The data are taken from management information and are subject to change. They have not been not been subject to the same validation processes undertaken for official statistics releases.

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21 January 20210.10.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.01.2.The data item is not applicable0.80.00.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.70.3.The data item is not applicable0.40.10.2.The data item is not applicable0.20.00.3.The data item is not applicable0.20.00.4.The data item is not applicable0.40.31.0.The data item is not applicable0.9.The data item is not applicable0.0.The data item is not applicable0.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
28 January 20210.20.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.01.3.The data item is not applicable0.70.00.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.30.2.The data item is not applicable0.30.10.2.The data item is not applicable0.20.00.3.The data item is not applicable0.23.20.5.The data item is not applicable1.40.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.0.The data item is not applicable0.00.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
04 February 20210.10.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.01.4.The data item is not applicable0.80.00.6.The data item is not applicable0.30.20.4.The data item is not applicable0.30.00.2.The data item is not applicable0.20.00.3.The data item is not applicable0.22.00.5.The data item is not applicable1.00.10.8.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.0.The data item is not applicable0.00.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
11 February 20210.10.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.01.9.The data item is not applicable1.00.00.6.The data item is not applicable0.30.10.5.The data item is not applicable0.40.00.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.00.4.The data item is not applicable0.21.50.5.The data item is not applicable0.90.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.0.The data item is not applicable0.00.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
18 February 20210.10.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.02.0.The data item is not applicable1.00.00.6.The data item is not applicable0.30.10.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.00.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.00.3.The data item is not applicable0.21.10.5.The data item is not applicable0.80.11.0.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.0.The data item is not applicable0.00.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
25 February 20210.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.50.02.1.The data item is not applicable1.10.00.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.10.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.00.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.00.4.The data item is not applicable0.21.10.5.The data item is not applicable0.80.11.1.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.0.The data item is not applicable0.00.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
04 March 20210.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.50.02.2.The data item is not applicable1.20.00.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.10.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.00.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.00.4.The data item is not applicable0.20.90.6.The data item is not applicable0.70.11.1.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.0.The data item is not applicable0.00.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
14 March 20210.11.0.The data item is not applicable0.50.12.2.The data item is not applicable1.10.00.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.20.7.The data item is not applicable0.50.00.3.The data item is not applicable0.10.00.4.The data item is not applicable0.20.80.6.The data item is not applicable0.70.11.1.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.0.The data item is not applicable0.00.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
21 March 20210.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.50.22.1.The data item is not applicable1.10.00.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.10.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.00.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.00.4.The data item is not applicable0.20.70.6.The data item is not applicable0.60.11.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
28 March 20210.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.50.22.0.The data item is not applicable1.00.10.7.The data item is not applicable0.30.20.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.00.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.00.5.The data item is not applicable0.20.60.6.The data item is not applicable0.60.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
04 April 20210.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.50.22.0.The data item is not applicable1.00.10.7.The data item is not applicable0.30.20.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.00.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.00.5.The data item is not applicable0.20.60.6.The data item is not applicable0.60.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
11 April 20210.10.90.00.50.22.0.The data item is not applicable0.90.20.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.20.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.00.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.00.5(*) Hywel Dda University Health Board has started using the Moderna vaccine, for the first time this week.0.00.20.50.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
18 April 20210.20.90.00.50.12.0.The data item is not applicable0.90.20.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.20.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.20.50.00.30.50.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.4.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
25 April 20210.20.80.00.50.12.0.The data item is not applicable0.90.20.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.20.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.20.50.00.30.40.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
03 May 20210.20.80.00.40.11.9.The data item is not applicable0.80.20.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.20.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.20.40.00.30.40.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.9.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
09 May 20210.20.90.00.40.11.9.The data item is not applicable0.80.20.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.30.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.20.50.00.20.40.7.The data item is not applicable0.50.20.9.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
16 May 20210.20.80.00.50.11.8.The data item is not applicable0.80.20.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.30.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.3.The data item is not applicable0.10.30.50.00.30.40.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
23 May 20210.20.80.00.40.11.7.The data item is not applicable0.80.20.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.30.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.00.3.The data item is not applicable0.10.30.40.00.30.40.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
31 May 20210.20.80.00.40.11.6.The data item is not applicable0.70.20.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.30.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.00.3.The data item is not applicable0.10.30.40.00.30.40.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
06 June 20210.20.80.00.40.11.6.The data item is not applicable0.70.20.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.30.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.3.The data item is not applicable0.10.30.40.00.30.40.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
13 June 20210.20.80.00.50.21.5.The data item is not applicable0.70.30.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.30.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.30.40.00.30.30.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
20 June 20210.20.80.10.50.21.5.The data item is not applicable0.70.30.7.The data item is not applicable0.40.30.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.30.40.10.30.30.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
27 June 20210.30.80.10.50.21.5.The data item is not applicable0.70.40.8.The data item is not applicable0.60.30.8.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.40.40.10.40.30.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
04 July 20210.30.80.10.50.21.4(*) Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has started using the Moderna vaccine in very small volumes, for the first time this week. The 15% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.15.00.70.40.8(*) Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has started using the Moderna vaccine in very small volumes, for the first time this week.0.00.60.30.9.The data item is not applicable0.50.10.3.The data item is not applicable0.10.40.40.10.40.30.6.The data item is not applicable0.40.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
11 July 20210.30.80.20.50.21.4(*) The 14.6% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.14.60.70.40.80.00.60.30.8.The data item is not applicable0.60.10.2.The data item is not applicable0.10.40.40.20.40.30.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
18 July 20210.30.80.30.50.21.3(*) The 11.1% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.11.10.70.40.80.00.60.40.8.The data item is not applicable0.60.10.3(*) 	Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board has started using the Moderna vaccine in very small volumes, for the first time this week.0.00.20.40.50.30.40.30.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
25 July 20210.30.80.40.50.21.3(*) The 10.9% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.10.90.70.40.80.00.60.40.9(*) Cardiff & Vale University Health Board has started using the Moderna vaccine in very small volumes, for the first time this week.0.00.60.10.30.00.20.50.50.30.40.30.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.5.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
01 August 20210.30.80.50.50.21.2(*) The 10.9% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.10.90.60.40.80.00.60.40.9(*) The 72.9% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.72.90.60.10.30.00.20.50.50.40.50.40.6.The data item is not applicable0.50.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
08 August 20210.30.80.60.50.21.2(*) The 10.2% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.10.20.60.40.80.00.60.40.9(*) The 69.1% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.10.60.10.30.00.20.50.50.50.50.40.7.The data item is not applicable0.50.21.0.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
15 August 20210.40.80.90.60.21.2(*) The 10.0% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.10.00.60.50.90.00.60.40.9(*) The 69.1% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.10.70.10.30.00.20.50.50.80.60.40.7.The data item is not applicable0.50.31.0.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
22 August 20210.40.81.10.60.21.2(*) The 10.0% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.10.00.60.50.90.00.70.50.9(*) The 69.1% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.10.70.10.30.00.20.60.61.20.60.40.7.The data item is not applicable0.60.31.0.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
30 August 2021Due to the bank holiday Monday on 30 August 2021, data has been reported up to 30 August 2021 instead of up to 29 August 2021.0.40.81.20.60.21.2(*) The 8.3% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.8.30.60.50.90.00.70.51.0(*) The 69.1% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.10.70.10.30.00.20.60.61.30.70.40.7.The data item is not applicable0.60.31.0.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
05 September 2021The increase in the number of doses not suitable for use is due to AstraZeneca vaccine batches reaching expiry dates during August 2021, accounting for approximately 40,000 doses.2.00.91.61.52.01.1(*) The 7.2% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.7.21.61.61.20.01.40.51.0(*) The 69.1% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.10.73.60.30.02.13.60.61.52.61.00.7.The data item is not applicable0.90.81.0.The data item is not applicable0.9.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
12 September 20212.01.01.71.52.01.1(*) The 6.0% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.6.01.61.71.40.01.50.51.0(*) The 69.1% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.10.73.60.30.02.13.60.61.52.61.10.7.The data item is not applicable0.90.91.0.The data item is not applicable0.9.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
19 September 20212.01.11.91.62.01.1(*) The 5.7% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.5.71.61.71.90.01.80.51.0(*) The 69.1% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.10.73.60.40.02.13.60.71.82.61.10.8.The data item is not applicable0.90.91.0.The data item is not applicable0.9.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
27 September 2021Due to data quality issues, which Public Health Wales have now resolved, data has been reported up to 27 September 2021 instead of up to 26 September 2021.2.01.22.11.72.01.1(*) The 5.7% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.5.71.61.71.90.01.80.51.0(*) The 69.3% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.30.83.60.60.02.23.60.72.02.71.10.8.The data item is not applicable0.90.91.6.The data item is not applicable1.2.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
03 October 20212.01.22.21.72.01.1(*) The 5.7% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.5.71.61.72.00.01.80.51.1(*) The 69.3% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.30.83.60.60.02.23.60.72.12.71.10.8.The data item is not applicable1.00.91.6.The data item is not applicable1.2.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
10 October 20212.01.32.31.72.01.1(*) The 5.7% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.5.71.61.72.00.01.80.51.1(*) The 69.3% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.30.83.70.60.02.23.60.82.12.71.10.8.The data item is not applicable1.00.91.6.The data item is not applicable1.2.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0
17 October 20212.01.32.41.72.01.1(*) The 5.7% wastage figure represents fewer than 10 doses not suitable for use.5.71.61.72.00.01.90.51.1(*) The 69.3% wastage figure represents fewer than 100 doses not suitable for use.69.30.83.70.60.02.23.60.82.32.71.10.9.The data item is not applicable1.00.91.7.The data item is not applicable1.3.The data item is not applicable0.1.The data item is not applicable0.10.0.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.0

Metadata

General description

This data has been published to provide a weekly summary of data on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination operations in Wales.

Figures show the number of doses not suitable for use, as a percentage of doses administered plus doses unsuitable for use.

Vaccines unsuitable for use include doses that fail quality assurance on initial inspection, doses that fail quality assurance following preparation and vials/doses which expire during the vaccination session. This is based on information reported in the Welsh Immunisation system (WIS). There may be additional unusable doses that have not been recorded.

The data are taken from management information and are subject to change. They have not been not been subject to the same validation processes undertaken for official statistics releases.


Data collection and calculation

Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) data from the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS) is used for vaccine doses not suitable for use. There may be additional unusable doses that have not been recorded.

Frequency of publication

Weekly

Data reference periods

21 January 2021 onwards

Rounding applied

Percentages are rounded to one decimal place.

Revisions information

Historic data are subject to revision at any point as hospitals can re-submitted a return anytime, and therefore may differ to that previously published information.

Title

Cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses not suitable for use, by vaccine type

Last update

20 October 2021 20 October 2021

Next update

27 October 2021

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Welsh Immunisation System

Contact email

kas.covid19@gov.wales

Designation

Management information

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local health boards

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

Keywords

NHS, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Vaccination programme

Statistical quality

Figures shown are cumulative as at 5pm Thursday each week until 4 March 2021; from 14 March 2021 onwards the figures are cumulative as at 5pm on the Sunday of each week.

Prior to 26 January 2021 the product information for the Pfizer vaccine stated that each vial contains 5 doses; however in some cases it may be possible to withdraw a further sixth dose from some vials. The use of this additional dose is supported by the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). From 26 January 2021, the MHRA updated their regulations to state that Pfizer vials officially contain 6 doses. The number of doses of Pfizer vaccine has been calculated on the basis of the date on which vaccine was received in Wales.

All data on vaccines allocated and delivered to Wales are approved by the UK Government.

During the week to 5 September 2021, there was an increase in the percentage of vaccine doses reported as not suitable for use in Wales. This was mainly driven by AstraZeneca vaccine batches reaching expiry dates during August 2021, accounting for approximately 40,000 doses.