12-15 year old's will be able to register for a covid-19 vaccine from next week.
The Health Minister says the registration portal is expected to open on Thursday August 12th.
📢 The registration for a COVID-19 vaccine for children and young people, age 12-15 will open next week.
— Stephen Donnelly (@DonnellyStephen) August 5, 2021
Stephen Donnelly is encouraging parents and young people to seek information from reliable sources, such as the HSE website.
Today the six-millionth covid-19 vaccine doses was administered.
Around 81% of people over the age of 16 has received one dose.
72.5% of over 16's are fully vaccinated.