No new deaths related to Covid-19 reported in Ireland, 453 new cases
Ireland has administered more than 1.5 million vaccine doses.
There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today.
The HPSC has been notified of an additional 453 cases of Covid-19.
There has been a total of 4,906 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland and 250,290 confirmed cases.
Of the cases notified today, 203 are men and 250 are women.
78% are under 45 years of age with the median age being 25 years old.
As of 8am today, 129 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 40 are in ICU.
Five additional hospitalisations took place in the past 24 hours.
As of last Saturday, 1 May, there have been 1,591,888 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland.
1,146,562 people have received their first dose and 445,326 people have received their second dose.