7 more people with Covid-19 have died, 418 new cases 1 month ago

7 more people with Covid-19 have died, 418 new cases

There has now a total of 251,087 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

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

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Of the deaths notified today, five occurred in April, one in February and one in January. The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 67-92 years.

As of midnight, Tuesday 4 May, the HPSC has also been notified of 418 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 251,087 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

There has been a total of 4,915 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 199 are men and 214 are women
  • 73% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 30 years old
  • 167 in Dublin, 39 in Cork, 32 in Donegal, 29 in Kildare, 22 in Meath, and the remaining 129 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

As of 8am today, 137 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 37 are in ICU. There have been 18 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of Monday 3 May, 1,621,870 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland, 1,174,292 people have received their first dose and 447,578 people have received their second dose.

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