People aged 30 to 34 in Northern Ireland are being offering early opportunities to get the Covid-19 vaccine today.
A total of 1,341,681 vaccines have been administered in less than five months in Northern Ireland.
The majority of vaccine appointments for those aged 30 to 34 were made available in Belfast’s SSE Arena vaccine centre from this morning.
Health Minister Robin Swann said: “I know that we all long for a sustainable return to more normal times and vaccination offers the best hope for this. Uptake is very encouraging and I’m pleased that we are moving so quickly through the cohorts.”
The Department of Health in Northern Ireland today reported one further Covid-19 death and 108 positive cases.
Today also saw the reopening of shops, gyms, pubs, restaurants and cafes in Northern Ireland, following four months of lockdown. Hospitality businesses have been limited to outdoor table service only.