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‘Steady number of people’ coming forward for Covid-19 vaccine – Reid

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Health Service Executive (HSE) said there is a “steady number of people” coming forward for the Covid-19 vaccine.

He said over the previous six days, there has been almost 15,000 people who came forward for a vaccination – either by appointment or walk-in.

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Reid said nearly 7,000 of these were from walk-ins alone.

He further said that on average, 1,800 people are registering for vaccination everyday.

The HSE is starting the roll out of their booster vaccines for those aged 60 and over this week.

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The health service also said that people will not be able to register for a vaccine today due to essential updating to the Covid-19 Vaccination Information System (COVAX).

Vaccination centres are also closed today to facilitate this update, with them reopening tomorrow.

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