The Ministry of Health confirmed this information following an enquiry by RTL.

During last week's state council, it was decided that people with physical or mental disabilities would be vaccinated at the end of the first vaccination phase. The ad hoc invitations will be sent out during the month of February.

In its assessment delivered on 21 January, the National Ethics Commission (CNE) approved this proposal, stressing that this group of people often has difficulty wearing masks and respecting social distancing measures:

"The CNE approves the proposal to retroactively include the approximately 800 disabled people in Luxembourg in phase 1 of the vaccination campaign. (…)"