7.6 C
Monday, May 17, 2021

Vaccine registration opens for those in their 50s today

From today, those aged 50-59 can now register for the Covid-19 vaccine which will take place on a phased basis.

People aged 59 are the first to be invited to register on the online portal with the remaining 50-58 age group being invited over the next ten days.

This comes as the HSE advises the inoculation of those in older age groups before younger people as they are considered to be more at risk.

The current vaccine plan will see the AstraZeneca and J&J vaccine being used in those who are under 50 if no other vaccines are available. The HSE plans to vaccinate 220,000 to 240,000 people this week.

In order to register online people will need their mobile number, PPS number, email address and Eircode.


COVID-19: 360 new confirmed cases in Ireland

Health officials have confirmed that 360 more cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Ireland. The figures did not...

Cyber attack on HSE will cost tens of millions to resolve – CEO Paul Reid

It will cost the State “tens of millions” of euro to resolve the network system impacted by last week’s cyber attack on...

August at the earliest for non-essential international travel – Varadkar

It will be “August at the earliest” before non-essential international travel can take place again, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said.

POLL: Should Ireland develop a stronger economic relationship with China?

Over the past several decades China's economy has grown exceptionally, making the nation one of the strongest economically in the world.
clear sky
7.6 ° C
7.8 °
7.2 °
84 %
7 %
13 °
13 °
15 °
10 °
9 °