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25% of adults in Ireland have now received at least one Covid-19 vaccine

One in four adults in Ireland have now received at least their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

A total of 41,337 vaccines were administered on Thursday, according to the latest figures from the HSE. This is the highest number of vaccines administered in a single day so far in the rollout.

The total number of vaccines administered in Ireland now stands at 1,317,165. 934,980 of these are first doses, with 382,185 being second doses.

Current figures available are correct to Thursday, with the Chair of Ireland’s High-Level Task Force on Covid-19 Vaccination, Brian MacCraith, confirming in a tweet that the vaccination programme has surpassed 25% of first doses.

This is the latest milestone in the vaccine rollout.

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