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Appointments for boosters offered to over 50s from today

Dec 9, 2021 08:12 By News Northern Sound
Appointments for boosters offered to over 50s from today Appointments for boosters offered to over 50s from today
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Supports for the sectors impacted by the latest restrictions are also set to be announced.

Appointments for a booster Covid-19 vaccine will be offered to people over 50 from today.

Walk-in centres will also be open to those in the age cohort.

Up to now only people over 60 or those with underlying conditions have been able to avail of a third dose.

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New business supports for the hospitality and live events sector will be confirmed today.

The Government has agreed increased business supports for industries impacted by the latest restrictions.

The measures will likely include enhanced CRSS payments and targeted supports for the live events sector.

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Ministers Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath are due to announce the supports mid-morning.

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