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90% of adult population to be fully vaccinated in the coming days – Donnelly

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said that 90% of the adult population in Ireland over the age of 18 will be fully vaccinated in the coming days.

Donnelly said that 88% of those over the age of 16 are fully vaccinated, while 83% of those over the age of 12 are fully vaccinated.

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70% of the total population is now fully vaccinated.

Donnelly went on to say that there are a lot of school children self-isolating as close contacts, but this is as a result of the high levels of virus in the community.

He continued to say that the public health response is working and children are being successfully identified.

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He further said the positivity rates among the secondary school population are reducing.

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