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Up to 5,000 healthcare workers to receive Covid-19 vaccination this weekend

Up to 5,000 healthcare workers are to receive the Covid-19 vaccination this weekend at mass vaccination centres across the country.

Up to 1,800 GPs and nurses are to receive their second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Saturday with a further 3,000 to be vaccinated on Sunday.

According to the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly, it is hoped that every adult in the state is vaccinated by the end of September providing the vaccines arrive as expected.

Mr Donnelly added that every person over the age of 85 will receive their first vaccine dose in the next three weeks.

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