Half of the adult population have received a Covid-19 vaccine in Ireland

Health officials have confirmed 374 new cases of Covid-19.

99 patients with the virus are currently being treated in hospital.

35 of those are in intensive care.

The HSE has confirmed that half of the adult population have now received a Covid-19 vaccine.

May has been a bumper month with over 1 million people receiving a jab, bringing to 2.7 million the total number of people vaccinated in Ireland.

20 percent of the populated are now fully protected against Covid-19