Anyone over the age of 18 can register for an mRNA vaccine from tomorrow.
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly says this is happening as the vaccination programme is ahead of schedule.
📢 All those 18+ can register for an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer / Moderna) from tomorrow
This is because our vaccination programme is ahead of schedule and continues to perform really well.
— Stephen Donnelly (@DonnellyStephen) July 20, 2021
It means every adult in the country can now receive either the Pfizer or Moderna jab.
Minister for State at the Department of Health with responsibility for Public Health Frank Feighan says this is very positive news.
To date more than 3.4 million people have been fully vaccinated against covid-19.
2.7 million people have received their first dose.