THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of fewer than five additional cases of Covid-19 in Clare along with 11 additional deaths related to Covid-19 nationally. Of the deaths reported today, three occurred in April, one occurred in March, two in February and five occurred in January or earlier. The median age of those who died was 88 years and the age range was 77-94 years. There has been a total of 4,831 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Thursday, April 15, the HPSC has been notified of 420 confirmed cases of Covid-19.There has now been a total of 242,819* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
218 are men / 197 are women
74% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 32 years old
147 in Dublin, 41 in Meath, 33 in Donegal, 26 in Galway, 18 in Limerick and the remaining 155 cases are spread across all other counties**
As of 8am today, 190 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 53 are in ICU. 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of April 14, 2021, 1,121,003 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
789,526 people have received their first dose
331,477 people have received their second dose