As of midnight, Tuesday April 20, the HPSC has been notified of 401 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 244,695** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. Of the cases listed today, 23 are in Limerick. The number of new cases during last 14 days in Limerick is now at 177.
However, the 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population for Limerick is now at 90.8, with the national average at 113.4
Of the cases notified today:
217 are men / 181 are women
73% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 31 years old
182 in Dublin, 40 in Kildare, 31 in Donegal, 23 in Limerick, 22 in Cork and the remaining 103 cases are spread across 17 other counties.***
As of 8am today, 182 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 47 are in ICU. 19 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 15 additional deaths related to COVID-19. Of the deaths notified today, 2 in April, 3 in March, 6 in February, 4 in January or earlier. The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 56-90 years. There has been a total of 4,856* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of April 19th, 2021, 1,219,487 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
863,958 people have received their first dose
355,529 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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