Head of HSE confident Covid-19 vaccine target will be met

Mary Diver receiving her vaccine from Susan McGarvey, Public Health Nurse Árainn Mhór on Tory Island on Thursday last. Photo Clive Wasson

The head of the HSE says he's confident next week's Covid-19 vaccine target of 84,000 doses will be met.

Last week's aim of 100-thousand was missed due to ongoing supply issues involving AstraZeneca.

Paul Reid says two deliveries totaling just over 70,000 doses have been impacted in recent weeks.

But he says next week's numbers can be reached: