One in six adults in Ireland has now received a covid-19 vaccine.
That's according to Health Minister Stephen Donnelly, with over 932,000 vaccines administered up to Saturday.
They involved nearly 661,000 first doses and almost 272,000 second doses.
One in six adults in Ireland has now received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine. The no of people w/Covid in ICUs has fallen by about 75% since peak in late January. We've one of the lowest rates of Covid-19 in Europe now. We're making huge progress.
— Stephen Donnelly (@DonnellyStephen) April 6, 2021
The HSE expects the 1 million milestone to be reached in the coming days.
Meanwhile, in hospitals, there are 261 people with covid-19 being treated.
This marks a 15% drop on last weeks figures.
In ICU last night there were 58 patients with the disease for the second day in a row.