Almost 6,500 COVID-19 vaccination slots were snapped up within the first hour of the appointments portal opening for 53 and 54-year-olds on Friday.
All Pfizer jab allocations were taken within 60 minutes despite many more AstraZeneca vaccines made available.
According to the Health Ministry, a total of 6,425 bookings were made in the first hour, with the vast majority (5,060) being Pfizer jabs.
Only 1,365 people eligible to book an appointment picked the troubled AstraZeneca shot.
The portal opened at 7.30 am Friday with some 15,020...