Statement from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre:
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
There has been a total of 4,906 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Friday 30th April, the HPSC has been notified of 569 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
There has now been a total of 249,437* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 268 are men / 290 are women
- 78% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 26 years old
As of 8am today, 123 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 41 are in ICU. 5 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of April 29th, 2021, 1,527,844 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 1,097,742 people have received their first dose
- 430,102 people have received their second dose
*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 cases. The figure of 249,437 confirmed cases reflects this.
- 5-day moving average 476
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