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Just over 90% of people fully Covid vaccinated in Longford

Nov 3, 2021 08:23 By Shannonside News
Just over 90% of people fully Covid vaccinated in Longford
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Longford is one of eight counties where low rates of vaccine have been recorded.

Almost one in ten people in Longford are not fully vaccinated against Covid -19.

Around 10 percent of eligible people in eight counties remain unvaccinated against Coronavirus according to new data.

New HSE figures show Waterford, Wexford and Carlow have the highest vaccine uptake rates.

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However, almost 1 in 10 people who are eligible for to be double jabbed in Longford are holding off with just 90.4% of adults in the county fully immunised against Covid - and 86.9% of children waiting for a second dose.

91.6% of adults in Longford have received at least some form of Covid vaccine and 88.3% of children have got at least one Covid vaccine dose.

Leitrim has recorded the highest number of people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in the Shannonside region.

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94.7% of adults are fully vaccinated and 92.5% of over twelve-year-olds in the county are also doubled jabbed.

In Roscommon, 94.2% of all adults are fully vaccinated - including 91% of over 12s.

There are seven other counties where more than 10 percent of eligible people haven't got the first dose yet.

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They are Monaghan and Donegal, where uptake levels are in the low 80s, as well as Laois, Offaly, Dublin, Cavan and Kilkenny.

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