4 more people with Covid-19 have died, 545 more cases 1 week ago

4 more people with Covid-19 have died, 545 more cases

There has now been a total of 248,870 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of four additional deaths related to Covid-19.

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There has been a total of 4,903 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Thursday 29th April, the HPSC has been notified of 545 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 294 are men and 244 are women
  • 77% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 29 years old
  • 264 in Dublin, 58 in Kildare, 50 in Cork, 29 in Donegal, 28 in Galway, and the remaining 116 cases are spread across 21 other counties.

As of 8 am today, 139 ovid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 44 are in ICU. There has been eight additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of 28 April 2021, 1,487,043 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland, 1,067,378 people have received their first dose and 419,665 people have received their second dose.