COVID-19: Fourth dose administered to over 400 people

The fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine -- the second booster shot -- has been administered to 405 people.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) announced on June 22 that people over the age of 65 and those at high risk of infection who have completed three doses of the vaccine are eligible to receive a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

According to the HPA, 0.09 percent of the population - 405 people- has received the fourth dose of the vaccine. The third dose -- the first booster -- has been administered to 164,555 people, which is 36.34 percent of the population.

So far, 389,910 people, which is 88.10 percent of the vaccine-eligible population, have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The second dose was given to 84.94 percent of the population, which is 384,595 people.