In the first hour and a half after it opened on Sunday morning the vaccination portal saw a total of 8,270 appointments booked by people aged 31 and 32.

These were from a total of 12,520 that were available for this age group.

On Saturday the portal was open for those aged 33 and 34, with a total of 12,595 slots available, of which 9,971 were booked in the first hour.

On Monday the portal will open at 7.30am for those aged 29 and 30, remaining open until 8pm.