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20 Jan 2022

Donegal has the State's lowest Covid-19 vaccination rate

An estimated 83.5% of the county’s population over 12 years of age is fully vaccinated

Booster vaccines to be offered at walk-in clinic in Letterkenny

Donegal is one of six counties with less than 90% of the eligible population fully vaccinated

Donegal has the lowest percentage of population fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in the country, the latest figures show.
An estimated 83.5% of the county’s population over 12 years of age is fully vaccinated, compared to 92% nationally. The figures released by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show 86.8% of the population of the county over 18 is fully vaccinated, compared to a national average of 94%.

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Fully vaccinated is those who have completed two doses of a two-dose schedule or one dose of a one-dose schedule.
Donegal is one of six counties with less than 90% of the eligible population fully vaccinated, according to the figures which 
Monaghan has the second-lowest level of over 12s fully vaccinated at 83.7%, followed by Laois (86.8%), Dublin (88.3%), Longford (89.2%) and Cavan (89.6%).
The highest vaccination rate in the country is in Waterford at 98.7% followed by Carlow (98.4%), Wexford (97%), Wicklow (96.5%) and Tipperary (96.4%).

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