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The Northern Ireland vaccination program is due to be expanded to include people between 40 and 44 on Thursday lunchtime.
The Department of Health announced the further expansion as it confirmed that the online booking system will be open to people in these age groups.
Health Minister Robin Swann said: « Today’s extension of the vaccination program will be very welcome news for people of this age group.
» Vaccination is by far our best defense against Covid-19 and is critical to our goal of To bring Northern Ireland out of the lockdown sustainably. «
People making bookings on the website have been asked to be patient, with the demand for appointments expected to be high.
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