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Just 365 people vaccinated at local walk in centres over the weekend

Aug 9, 2021 17:08 By Shannonside News
Just 365 people vaccinated at local walk in centres over the weekend Just 365 people vaccinated at local walk in centres over the weekend
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This weekend's numbers were substantially lower than those attending the walk in centres at the start of this month.

Just 365 people attended walk-in vaccination centres in the Shannonside region over the weekend,

1st dose Pfizer vaccinations were available with no appointment needed at 4 local centres.

The weekend's walk-in vaccine rate was drastically lower than the week previous when 1,470 people received their first jab at similar walk-in centres.

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Nationally, 9000 people got their first dose vaccine at walk-in centres nationwide from Friday to Sunday.

Longford recorded the highest number of local 1st doses with 115 vaccines given compared to 411 the week before.

The walk-in vaccine centre at the Abbey Hotel in Roscommon saw 100 walk in's compared to 340, 7 days previous.

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While the Carrick on Shannon and Athlone walk-in vaccine centres recorded 90 and 60 doses respectively, a drop on the previous week's 340 and 379.

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