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First N.I. Person receives COVID vaccine


The first of the Northern Ireland COVID-19 vaccines was administered this morning at the Royal Vistoria Hospital in Belfast.

Joanna Sloan (28), who is a Sister in the Royal Victoria Hospital Emergency Department, has became the first person from here to receive the vaccination, given to her at 8 am on Tuesday.

The Co-Down Nurse will manage the vaccination centre for the Belfast Trust, ensuring it’s effective roll out over the coming months.

Ms Slone told BBC Good Morning Ulster: “I’ve been waiting, looking forward to it for so long and it feels great, it feels fantastic, privileged.”

Picture Belfast Health Trust