Three more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 474 new cases 1 week ago

Three more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 474 new cases

Nearly 1.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland.

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

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The HPSC has also been notified of an additional 474 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country.

There has now been a total of 4,899 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland and 248,326 confirmed cases.

Of the cases notified today, 239 are men and 232 are women.

71% are under 45 years of age, with the median age being 32 years old.

167 of the cases are in Dublin, 39 are in Kildare, 37 are in Cork, 36 are in Donegal, 29 are in Meath and the remaining 166 cases are spread across all other counties.

As of 8am today, 155 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 44 are in ICU.

There have been 14 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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As of Tuesday, 27 April, there have been 1,452,434 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland.

1,041,284 people have received their first dose and 411,150 people have received their second dose.

The figures come as Taoiseach Micheál Martin has announced a number of changes to the current public health restrictions in place in Ireland.

Inter-county travel, hairdressers and barbers, click and collect from retail, and outdoor adult sports training in pods of a maximum of 15 people will return from 10 May.

For a full breakdown of what you can expect next month as restrictions ease further, see here.

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