Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 2nd May 2021

May 2, 2021 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been informed of 1 additional death among people with COVID-19 in Ireland.  There have been 4,906 deaths of people with COVID-19 in Ireland.  402 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. As of 8am today, 127 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 41 are in ICU. 6 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours

There have now been 249,838 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland

Latest update on vaccines:

As of last Friday (April 30th), 1,572,779 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

1,130,958 people have received their first dose
441,821 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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