People in their forties can register for a Covid vaccine this week.
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that the vaccine portal will open for registration for those aged 45-49 on Wednesday, May 19th.
Appointments for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be offered on a phased basis, starting with people aged 49 on Wednesday and moving on to people aged 48 on Thursday, 47 on Friday, 46 on Saturday, and 45 on Sunday.
Really good progress continuing in our COVID-19 vaccination programme. Well over 2.1 million vaccine doses now administered, vaccinations continue for those aged 50-69 and from tomorrow registration opens for those aged 45-49. @HSELive pic.twitter.com/Gbn4Ypduuf
— Stephen Donnelly (@DonnellyStephen) May 18, 2021
In the meantime, anyone aged 50-69 can continue to register.
As of last Tuesday there have been 1,922,913 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland: 1,408,105 people have received their first dose and 514,808 people have received their second dose.