Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 10th April 2021

April 10, 2021 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 14 additional deaths related to COVID-19. As of midnight Friday 9 April, the HPSC has been notified of 455 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of the deaths reported today: 3 occurred in April 1 occurred in March 6 occurred in February 4 occurred in January.  The median age of those who died was 72.5 years and the age range was 55 – 90 years.

There has been a total of 4,783 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

There has now been a total of 240,643* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 4 confirmed cases. The figure of 240,643 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 212 are men and 237 are women
  • 77% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 30 years old

As of 8am today, 208 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 52 are in ICU. There have been 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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As of last Thursday (8 April) there have been 1,018,264 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

  • 716,636 people have received their first dose
  • 301,628 people have received their second dose

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