BREAKING: Limerick Covid-19 case numbers confirmed as daily national tally is over 400

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BREAKING: Limerick Covid-19 case numbers confirmed

As of midnight, Tuesday April 6, the HPSC has been notified of 423 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 239,325* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. Of the cases listed today, 18 have been attributed to Limerick. 

The '5-Day Moving Average of New Cases' for Limerick stands at 9, while the 'New Cases during last 14 days' stands at 179.

Of the cases notified today:

219 are men / 201 are women
73% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 30 years old
199 in Dublin, 41 in Kildare, 23 in Meath, 20 in Galway, 18 in Westmeath and the remaining 122 spread across 19 other counties.  
As of 8am today, 232 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 56 are in ICU. 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5 additional deaths related to COVID-19. 4 of these deaths occurred in April, and 1 in February. There has been a total of 4,732 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of April 4th 2021, 936,087 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

663,411 people have received their first dose
272,676 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.