Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 14th April 2021

April 14, 2021 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 12 additional deaths related to COVID-19. As of midnight Tuesday 13 April, the HPSC has been notified of 431 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of the deaths reported today, 4 occurred in April, 2 occurred in March and 6 occurred in January. The median age of those who died was 76 years and the age range was 42-91 years. There has been a total of 4,812* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 deaths. The figure of 4,812 deaths reflects this.)

There has now been a total of 242,105* * confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(* *Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 10 confirmed cases. The figure of 242,105 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 204 are men and 226 are women
  • 70% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 33 years old
  • 160 in Dublin, 50 in Kildare, 34 in Donegal, 21 in Meath, 20 in Limerick and the remaining 146 cases are spread across 20 other counties

As of 8am today, 192 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 49 are in ICU. There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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As of last Monday (12 April) there have been 1,076,216 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

  • 758,763 people have received their first dose
  • 317,453 people have received their second dose

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