17 new deaths due to Covid-19 in Ireland confirmed
331 new coronavirus cases in the Republic of Ireland have been confirmed in the last 24 hours.
17 people who had tested positive for Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland have died in the past 24 hours.
The Department of Health announced on Saturday evening (4 April) that 331 new cases have been confirmed.
There are now 4,604 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
The most recent figures bring Ireland's death toll up to 137, with the median age of the deaths being 81.
48% of cases are male and 52% are female, with 206 clusters involving 838 cases.
The median age of confirmed cases is 48.
1,118 people have been hospitalised due to coronavirus, with 158 cases having been admitted to ICU.
1,084 cases are associated with healthcare workers, as per the figures released by the Department of Health.
Dublin has the highest number of cases at 2,251, followed by Cork with 304.
Earlier on Saturday, Northern Ireland announced 8 deaths in the past 24 hours, with 94 more positive cases being confirmed.