Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 25th April 2021

April 25, 2021 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 4,873 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Saturday 24 April, the HPSC has been notified of 429 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 246,633 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 234 are men and 182 are women
  • 78% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 29 years old

As of 8am today, 174 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 45 are in ICU. There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Latest update on vaccines

As of last Friday (23 April) there have been 1,359,921 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

966,611 people have received their first dose
393,310 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.

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