Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 29th April 2021April 29, 2021 ADMIN 0
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 4,899 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Wednesday 28 April, the HPSC has been notified of 474 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 248,326* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 5 confirmed cases. The figure of 248,326 confirmed cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
- 239 are men and 232 are women
- 71% are under 45 years of age
- the median age is 32 years old
- 167 in Dublin, 39 in Kildare, 37 in Cork, 36 in Donegal, 29 in Meath and the remaining 166 cases are spread across all other counties
As of 8am today, 155 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 44 are in ICU. There have been 14 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
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As of last Tuesday (27 April) there have been 1,452,434 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
- 1,041,284 people have received their first dose
- 411,150 people have received their second dose
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