Nine out of ten eligible adults in the Republic of Ireland have been fully immunized, the Irish Health Service said.
More than 7 million vaccines must have been administered in Ireland by Friday.
Taoiseach (Irish PM) Micheál Martin described reaching the 90% immunization threshold and the seven millionth vaccine as “two milestones”.
Vaccine deployment continues, with children aged 12 and over who are now eligible.
Brighter news. Progress in a range of areas related to # COVID-19[FEMALE[FEMININE. Today 90% of adults are fully vaccinated with 92.5% partially. Hospitalizations are down. 329 in hospital, 54 in intensive care. The overall positivity of the tests is decreasing but the volumes remain high in the schools. @HSELive
– Paul Reid (@paulreiddublin) September 10, 2021
Ireland’s Health Service Executive (HSE) Managing Director Paul Reid said on Friday that hospitalizations in Ireland were “on a downward trend”.
Mr Reid said that although positive Covid-19 tests were declining, they remained high in schools.
There are currently 329 people in Irish hospitals with Covid-19 – 54 of whom are in intensive care.
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