2 more people with Covid-19 have died, 514 new cases
There has now been a total of 252,809 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of two additional deaths related to Covid-19.
There has been a total of 4,921 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Saturday 8 May, the HPSC has also been notified of 514 confirmed cases of Covid-19.
Of the cases notified today:
- 259 are men and 248 are women
- 75% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 28 years old
As of 8 am today, 116 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU. There has been 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of 7 May, 1,799,190 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland, 1,305,178 people have received their first dose and 494,012 people have received their second dose.