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Monaghan has lowest uptake of covid-19 vaccine in the country

Sep 1, 2021 07:09 By News Northern Sound
Monaghan has lowest uptake of covid-19 vaccine in the country Monaghan has lowest uptake of covid-19 vaccine in the country
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Monaghan has the lowest uptake of the covid-19 vaccine in the country.

Figures obtained by the Irish Independent reveal that as of a week ago, 81.9% of adults over the age of 18 have obtained a vaccine.

The national average is 91.9%.

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Cavan's vaccine uptake is greater, but still below the national average, at 88.6%.

The uptake is highest in Waterford, where 98.5 % of adults have been vaccinated.

Over the weekend, 271 people across Cavan and Monaghan availed of their first dose of a covid-19 vaccine in walk-in clinics in the Hotel Kilmore and Glencarne Hotel. 

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Monaghan has the highest 14-day incidence rate of the virus, while Cavan has the third-highest incidence rate.

 

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