4 million people could be vaccinated in Ireland against Covid 19 by the end of September.
The Health Minister has sent updated projections saying 7.5 million doses should arrive between April and the end of September.
Stephen Donnelly already said 700,000 people should be vaccinated by the end of March.
Meanwhile, The National Public Health Emergency Team will meet later to discuss the deteriorating Covid-19 situation in the country's hospitals.
The latest figures show there are 1,770 patients with the virus in hospitals, which includes 176 in ICU.
Yesterday say the second-highest number of deaths associated with the disease with 63 reported, while a further 3,569 infections were detected.
The Chief Medical Officer says there's still a "long, long way to go" in the fight against the virus.