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Five new cases of Covid-19 in Clare; 309 additional cases confirmed nationally

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of five additional cases of Covid-19 in Clare and eight additional deaths related to Covid-19 nationally. Of the deaths reported today, four occurred in April, two occurred in February and two occurred in January or earlier. The median age of those who died was 79 years and the age range was 43 to 92 years. There has been a total of 4,820 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Wednesday, April 14, the HPSC has been notified of 309 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There has now been a total of 242,402* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:
168 are men / 141 are women
71% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 35 years old
107 in Dublin, 30 in Kildare, 14 in Offaly, 21 in Meath,14 in Limerick and the remaining 104 cases are spread across 18 other counties**

As of 8am today, 184 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 51 are in ICU. 22 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 13, 2021, 1,094,964 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
769,721 people have received their first dose
325,243 people have received their second dose

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