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Over 1,800 People Receive Vaccinations At Mass Centres In Midlands Yesterday

NPHET are now calling on the HSE to operate the facilities 24 hours a day.

Over 1,800 people received a covid jab at mass vaccination centres in the midlands yesterday.

906 vaccines were administered at Athlone IT; 569 in the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise; and 400 at the centre in Tullamore Court Hotel which opened on Monday.

The final midlands centre - at the Bloomfield House Hotel in Mullingar - will open its doors tomorrow (Thursday).

People aged 58 are today being invited to register for their vaccine online.

Meanwhile, a total of 343 people attended the walk-in testing centre in Edenderry, which closed yesterday.

It was set up at Scoil Bhríde on Sunday, following an outbreak at the primary school.

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