Latest updates on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – 18th May 2021

May 18, 2021 0

358 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.  This number of cases may change due to future data validation.  102 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 39 are in ICU.  Latest update on vaccines: Due to the current disruption of the HSE IT system, the updates to the GeoHive COVID-19 Hub are paused until further notice.

As of last Tuesday (11 May) there have been 1,922,913 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

  • 1,408,105 people have received their first dose
  • 514,808 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.

If YOU or SOMEONE YOU KNOW are struggling and need help check out the local help/support available on our dedicated COVID-19 page.

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