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Health authorities provide update of Covid figures for Clare


FIVE new confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been notified in Clare today according to figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.
As well as 418 new confirmed cases nationwide, the health authorities notified of seven additional deaths related to the virus.
In the Mid-West region, there were a further 17 cases in Limerick and 16 in Tipperary.
Of the deaths notified today, five occurred in April, one in February and one in January. The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 67-92 years.
There has been a total of 4,915 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Tuesday May 4, the HPSC has been notified of 418 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 251,087* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today, 199 are men, 214 are women, 73% are under 45 years of age and the median age is 30 years old.
Some 167 of the new confirmed cases occurred in Dublin, 39 in Cork, 32 in Donegal, 29 in Kildare, 22 in Meath and the remaining 129 cases are spread across 20 other counties.
As of 8am today, 137 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 37 are in ICU. 18 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of Monday May 3, 1,621,870 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland: 1,174,292 people have received their first dose; 447,578 people have received their second dose.

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