New figures from the Central Statistical Office (CSO) show that Covid-19 vaccination coverage among children varies widely across countries, being as low as 4% in some regions and as high as 54% in others.
Buncrana, County Donegal has the lowest vaccination coverage in the country, with only 4% of children aged 5-11 years old.
Vaccination, on the other hand, was highest among Dublin Stylogan children at 54%.
The numbers are sorted by local constituency. Other areas with high vaccine coverage among children included Blackrock in Dublin (49%), Glen Cullen-Sandyford (48%), Dun Laoghaire (45%) and Clontarf (43%). increase.
Among the areas with low utilization are Belmullet, Co Mayo (7%), Monaghan (8%), various areas of Co Donegal (Lifford-Stranorlar (8%) and Glenties (10%) – Ballybay-Clones, Co Monaghan (12pc) and Ballymahon, Co Longford (13pc).
New CSO figures show that initial Covid booster shot usage rates ranged from 36% to 74% nationwide, with the highest levels in Rathfarnham Temploog, Blackrock and Dundrum (all in Dublin).
They also found that the highest proportion of fully unimmunized workers was in the accommodation and food service sectors, at 22%, two areas where there is public interaction. also shows.
This is due to the number of Covid patients in intensive care dropping to eight, the lowest number seen during the pandemic. The positivity rate among those who took PCR tests rose slightly over the past two weeks.
Related to July, CSO figures based on local constituencies also noted Covid vaccination coverage in local constituencies.
A second booster was also offered at that time, but it was limited to those over 65 and those with weakened immune systems.
The second booster usage averaged 10 percent across all regions, up 1 percent from the previous month, according to the report. The second booster rate ranged from 3pc to 18pc across all areas.
The numbers point out that the age structure in some regions may affect the prevalence of the second booster.
The lowest prices for the second booster were Blanchardstown – Mulhadart, Talat South and Dublin’s Ongar.
This figure shows that just 16% of employees across all sectors were not fully vaccinated. However, in the accommodation and food service sectors, he had the highest proportion of fully unvaccinated employees at 22%.
About this number, statistician Stephen Conroy said: We also see that initial booster rates range from 36% for him to 74% for him in local constituencies across the country. The second booster rate averaged 10% across all local constituencies in July. ”
The number of Covid patients hospitalized today is 256, down from 285 two weeks ago. Of these, the number of viral patients in intensive care has dropped to eight.
The seven-day positivity rate for the virus was 11.9%, up from 10.4% two weeks ago.