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More than half of those aged 65-69 registered for Covid-19 vaccine

The HSE has stated that over half of the people aged 65-69 years old have registered for the Covid-19 vaccine which opened on Thursday.

The portal initially opened for people aged 69 which was followed by people aged 68, 67 etc… over the consecutive days that followed Thursday.

So far, more than 84,000 people in this age group have registered according to the HSE. The first vaccine appointments for this age group, who will be administered the AstraZeneca vaccine, will take place tomorrow.

By the end of May, it is hoped that all those aged 60-69 will be administered their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. By the end of next week, there will be 26 vaccination centres opening up across the country.

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