BREAKING: Over 450 new cases of Covid-19 nationwide

Aine Fitzgerald

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Aine Fitzgerald

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aine.fitzgerald@iconicnews.ie

Jump in Louth Covid-19 cases

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre been notified of 14 additional deaths related to Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the deaths reported today 3 occurred in April, 1 occurred in March, 6 occurred in February, and 4 occurred in January.

The median age of those who died was 72.5 years and the age range was 55 - 90 years.

As of midnight, Friday, the HPSC has been notified of 455 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the state.

There has now been a total of 240,643 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

212 are men / 237 are women
77% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 30 years old
 

As of 8am today, 208 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 52 are in ICU. 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

 

As of April 7th 2021, 1,018,264 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

 

716,636 people have received their first dose
301,628 people have received their second dose