Wednesday, September 01, 2021

A county-by-county breakdown of the nation’s Covid-19 vaccination take-up rate has been revealed.

Almost 95% of all adults in Mayo have received the vaccine, according to the report in today’s Irish Independent.

Uptake of the vaccine was generally strong in the West. Close to 96% of adults in Sligo are vaccinated. In Galway, Roscommon, and Leitrim, the figure is over 93%.

The highest vaccine take-up rate was in Waterford where 98.5% of adults were vaccinated.

Monaghan has the lowest rate of vaccination in the country with 81.9% of adults there getting at least one dose of a Covid vaccine as of August 22.  Donegal has the second-lowest vaccination rate at 83.5%

Overall Ireland has the second-highest vaccination uptake rate in the EU – bettered only by Malta.

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