A higher percentage of people living in Scotland have received a Covid-19 vaccination than in England and Northern Ireland, according to the latest official figures.
Data from the Office for National Statistics show that more than a quarter of Scots 25.4 per cent of the total Scottish population have received an initial dose of the vaccine.
This is slightly higher than the national average.
Wales alone had a higher vaccination rate, with 26.6 percent of its population having received a stroke.
The figures for England and Northern Ireland are 25.3 per cent and 23.0 per cent respectively.
As of 19 February, a total of 16,875,536 people across the UK had been given a first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
This amounts to 25.3 per cent of the total UK population and 32 per cent of people aged 18 and over.
In Scotland, 1,386,152 people were vaccinated by Friday morning, almost a third of those aged 18 and over.
This also includes 99.9 percent of care home residents and 80 percent of care home staff.
Vaccination rates among Scots aged 80 and over and 75 to 79 have exceeded the estimated population for these age groups, the figures show.
About 94 percent of people in the age group of 70 to 74, as well as 74 percent of those aged 65 to 69, also had a first injection.
The figures also show that the percentage of people who test positive for Covid-19 has dropped in all four UK countries, suggesting that the immunization program is giving an effect.
In Scotland, estimates suggest that 29,200 people about one in 180 people had Covid-19 in the week ending Feb. 12, up from 35,400 the previous week.
This compares with 481,300 people (one in 115) in England; 24,600 (one in 125) in Wales; and 17,800 (one in 10) in Northern Ireland who tested positive for the virus during the same period.
The results suggest that infection rates with new variants of the coronavirus have also dropped or flattened in all four countries in the UK.
Recent Scottish figures show that the number of Covid deaths in care homes has dropped dramatically over the past three weeks.
Care homes now account for a smaller proportion of virus deaths than at any time since March last year.
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