Nine more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 379 new cases 1 month ago

Nine more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 379 new cases

Nearly half of today's reported cases are in Dublin.

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

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The HPSC has also been notified of an additional 379 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country.

There has been a total of 4,929 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland and 253,567 confirmed cases.

Of the cases notified today, 190 are men and 185 are women.

77% are under 45 years of age with the median age being 29 years old.

171 of the cases are in Dublin, 27 are in Donegal, 28 are in Kildare, 24 are in Limerick, 22 are in Cork and the remaining 107 cases are spread across 18 other counties.

As of 8am today, 117 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 34 are in ICU.

20 additional hospitalisations took place in the past 24 hours.

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As of last Sunday, 9 May, there have been 1,848,747 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland.

1,347,561 people have received their first dose and 501,186 people have received their second dose.