Donegal’s child Covid vaccination rates among the lowest in Ireland

Just 22% of 5 to 11 year olds were fully vaccinated against Covid in August, with the Donegal average less than half that at just under 9.5%.

CSO figures show that once again, South Inishowen had the lowest rate of any electoral area in the country at 4%, followed by South Inishowen with 6%.

8% of 5 to 11 year olds were vaccinated in Lifford Stranorlar and 10% in Milford.

The Glenties and Donegal Electoral Areas both recorded 11% vaccination rates, while Letterkenny’s figure of 16% was the highest in Donegal.

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