Eight more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 448 new cases 1 month ago

Eight more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 448 new cases

The youngest person to die was aged 40.

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 448 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country.

Of the deaths notified today, three occurred in March, two occurred in February and three occurred in January or earlier.

The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was between 40 and 92 years.

There has been a total of 4,937 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland and 254,013 confirmed cases.

Of the cases notified today, 78% are under 45 years of age, with the median age being 29 years old.

229 of the cases are in Dublin, 38 are in Meath, 35 are in Kildare, 34 are in Cork, 16 are in Limerick and the remaining 96 cases are spread across 16 other counties.

As of 8am today, 109 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 34 are in ICU.

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There have been 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of last Monday, 10 May, there have been 1,882,635 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland.

1,376,583 people have received their first dose and 506,052 people have received their second dose.