Eight more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 309 new cases 2 weeks ago

Eight more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 309 new cases

The youngest person to die was aged 43.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has reported that eight more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland.

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The HPSC has also been notified of an additional 309 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country.

Of the deaths reported today, four occurred in April, two occurred in February and two occurred in January or earlier.

The median age of those who died was 79 years and the age range was 43 to 92 years.

There has been a total of 4,820 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland and 242,402 confirmed cases.

Of the cases notified today, 168 are men and 141 are women.

71% are under 45 years of age, with the median age being 35 years old.

107 of the cases are in Dublin, 30 are in Kildare, 14 are in Offaly, 21 are in Meath and 14 are in Limerick, with the remaining cases spread across 18 other counties.

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As of 8am today, 184 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 51 are in ICU.

22 additional hospitalisations occurred in the past 24 hours.

As of 13 April, 2021, 1,094,964 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland.

769,721 people have received their first dose and 325,243 people have received their second dose.