THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of five additional deaths related to Covid-19.
There has been a total of 4,872 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Friday, April 23, the HPSC has been notified of 461 confirmed cases of Covid-19.
There has now been a total of 246,204 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
235 are men / 224 are women
75% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 28 years old
As of 8am today, 162 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 46 are in ICU. 9 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of April 22, 2021, 1,317,165 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
934,980 people have received their first dose
382,185 people have received their second dose