Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 13th April 2021

April 13, 2021 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 18 additional deaths related to COVID-19. As of midnight Monday 12 April, the HPSC has been notified of 358 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of the deaths reported today: 7 occurred in April, 3 occurred in March, 3 occurred in February, 3 occurred in January.  1 death was reported as occurring before January, and there is 1 death where the date of death is under investigation. The median age of those who died was 85 years and the age range was 46-102 years.

There has been a total of 4,803 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

There has now been a total of 241,684* 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 241,684 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 163 are men and 192 are women
  • 73% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 31 years old
  • 166 in Dublin, 39 in Donegal, 16 in Kildare, 13 in Offaly, 12 in Meath, 12 in Limerick and the remaining 100 cases are spread across 18 other counties

As of 8am today, 205 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 48 are in ICU. There have been 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Latest update on vaccines

As of last Sunday (11 April) there have been 1,063,666 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

  • 749,450 people have received their first dose
  • 314,216 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.

Like us on Facebook so you never miss an update!