2 more people with Covid-19 have died, 514 new cases 1 month ago

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.

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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.