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Nearly half of the adult population in Ireland are now fully vaccinated

Nearly half of the adults in Ireland are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19

68% of the adult population has received at least one vaccine, and 46% are fully vaccinated.

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However, in the 60-69 age cohort only 43% are fully vaccinated.

This age cohort is expected to be fully vaccinated over the next two weeks.

From Monday, 18-34-year-olds will be able to avail of the single-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

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The move will greatly accelerate the vaccination programme in Ireland.

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