HSE says country remains on course receive 1 million vaccine doses by end of April

The HSE says the country remains on course to receive around a million doses of Covid-19 vaccines between now and the end of April.

It's planning to administer between 95,000 and 105,000 doses next week - mostly to people over the age of 70.

The HSE is also hoping to begin the rollout to those aged between 65 and 69 next month.

HSE chief executive Paul Reid says a significant rise in the availability of doses is expected soon: "Between now and the end of April, our forecasted suppliers will give us approximately one million vaccines for us to administer and more and more the public will increasingly experience more and more people that they know, more and more family members, who have been vaccinated or are being further protected."

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