Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Questions (260)

Holly Cairns

Question:

260. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if employees of his Department have received Covid-19 vaccines due to their role in the Department; if so, the rationale for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2401/21]

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Written answers (Question to Foreign)

No employee of the Department of Foreign Affairs has received a COVID-19 vaccine in Ireland. A number of employees of the Department abroad have been advised by the host country in which they are posted that they and their dependents are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine locally should they wish to avail of it. The timing for such vaccination will be in line with the plans set out by the host country in question.