Five more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 423 new cases 1 week ago

Five more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 423 new cases

Nearly 200 of the cases are in Dublin.

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

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The HPSC has also been notified of an additional 423 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country.

Four of the deaths occurred in April, while one occurred in February.

There has now been a total of 4,732 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland and 239,325 confirmed cases.

Of the cases notified today 219 are men and 201 are women.

73% are under 45 years of age, with median age being 30 years old.

199 of the cases are in Dublin, 41 are in Kildare, 23 are in Meath, 20 are in Galway, 18 are in Westmeath and the remaining 122 are spread across 19 other counties.

As of 8am today, 232 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 56 are in ICU.

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There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of last Sunday, 4 April, 936,087 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland.

663,411 people have received their first dose and 272,676 people have received their second dose.