Seven more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 400 new cases 1 week ago

Seven more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 400 new cases

Two of the deaths reported today occurred in April.

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

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The HPSC has also been notified of an additional 400 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country.

Of the deaths reported today, two occurred in April, two occurred in March and three occurred in February.

The median age of those who died was 78 years and the age range was 62 to 89 years.

There has been a total of 4,737 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland and 239,723 confirmed cases.

Of the cases notified today 205 are men and 193 are women.

72% are under 45 years of age, with the median age being 35 years old.

162 of the cases are in Dublin, 61 are in Kildare, 26 are in Cork, 21 are in Galway, 17 are in Donegal and the remaining 113 cases are spread across 18 other counties.

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As of 8am today, 226 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 55 are in ICU.

11 additional hospitalisations occurred in the past 24 hours.

As of 5 April, 940,883 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland.

667,182 people have received their first dose and 273,701 people have received their second dose.