As of midnight, Saturday May 8, the HPSC has been notified of 514 confirmed cases of COVID-19.There has now been a total of 252,809* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. As it is the weekend, a breakdown of the case numbers per county is not given.
Of the cases notified today:
259 are men / 248 are women
75% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 28 years old
As of 8am today, 116 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU. 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
There has been a total of 4,921 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of May 7th, 1,799,190 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
1,305,178 people have received their first dose
494,012 people have received their second dose
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