Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Questions (727)

Joan Collins

Question:

727. Deputy Joan Collins asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 897 of 3 February, if a person (details supplied) and other persons in his Department have been vaccinated. [8179/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Only individuals in groups 1 to 3 of the provisional vaccine allocation groups are being vaccinated. This includes the over 65 year old cohort in long term residential care facilities, frontline healthcare workers in direct patient contact roles, and those aged 70 and older in the following order: 85 and older, 80-84, 75-79, and 70-74. Vaccination of those aged 85 and older will start in the week beginning the 15th of February.