Over 50 percent of the adult population is now fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
69 percent have received a first dose while 4.4 million vaccines have been administered.
It's expected all adults could be fully protected against severe effects of the virus by the end of August or early September.
There are now over 50% of the adult population fully vaccinated, with 69% had their Dose 1. A total of 4.42M vaccines administered to date with 245,000 completed last week. We're working hard to protect as many people as quickly as possible. @HSELive
— Paul Reid (@paulreiddublin) July 6, 2021
Under-35s will continue to receive the Johnson and Johnson vaccine in pharmacies today, and 34-year-olds can sign up for an MRNA jab tomorrow.
The HSE's online portal wasn't due to open for the 30-34 age group until Friday, but the Health Minister says it's been brought forward.
The application process will continue with 33-year-olds on Thursday, down to 30-year-olds on Sunday.
Update to registration for the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.
Registration for the 30-34 age group for an mRNA vaccine will now open tomorrow, Wednesday July 07.
Appointments will follow in a matter of days with the first vaccinations for this group next week. pic.twitter.com/fVk8j0yIYy
— Stephen Donnelly (@DonnellyStephen) July 6, 2021
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