THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of fewer than five additional cases of Covid-19 in Clare and 10 additional deaths related to Covid-19 nationally. Of the deaths reported today four occurred in April, five occurred March and one in February. The median age of those who died was 84 years and the age range was 77 – 97 years. There has been a total of 4,884 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Monday, April 26, the HPSC has been notified of 426 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 247,489* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
203 are men / 221 are women
74% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 29 years old
156 in Dublin, 39 in Donegal, 28 in Kildare, 28 in Meath, 25 in Limerick and the remaining 150 cases are spread across 18 other counties**.
As of 8am today, 153 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 47 are in ICU. 10 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of April 25 2021, 1,398,061 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
998,134 people have received their first dose
399,927 people have received their second dose