Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 3rd May 2021

May 3, 2021 0

There were no deaths related to COVID-19 notified to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has been a total of 4,906 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 2 May, the HPSC has been notified of 453 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 250,290* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 confirmed case. The figure of 250,290 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 203 are men and 250 are women
  • 78% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 25 years old

As of 8am today, 129 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 40 are in ICU. 5 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Latest update on vaccines

As of last Saturday (1 May), there have been 1,591,888 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

1,146,562 people have received their first dose
445,326 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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