Statement from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre:
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 11 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
Of the deaths reported today, 3 occurred in April, 1 occurred in March, 2 in February and 5 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 15th April, 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 14th, 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
The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community including daily data on Ireland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.
*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 confirmed cases. The figure of 242,819 confirmed cases reflects this.
**County data should be considered provisional as the national Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting System (CIDR) is a dynamic system and case details are continually being validated and updated.
- 7-day incidence 55.9
- 5-day moving average 381
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