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Covid-19 Friday: 11 deaths, 420 new cases

April 16th, 2021 5:59 PM

By Jackie Keogh

As of April 14th, 2021, 1,121,003 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland: (Photo: Shutterstock)

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 11 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

Of the deaths reported today, 3 occurred in April, 1 occurred in March, 2 in February and 5 occurred in January or earlier.

The median age of those who died was 88 years and the age range was 77-94 years.

There has been a total of 4,831 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Thursday 15th April, the HPSC has been notified of 420 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

There has now been a total of 242,819* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 218 are men / 197 are women
  • 74% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 32 years old
  • 147 in Dublin, 41 in Meath, 33 in Donegal, 26 in Galway, 18 in Limerick and the remaining 155 cases are spread across all other counties**

As of 8am today, 190 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 53 are in ICU. 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 14th, 2021, 1,121,003 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 789,526 people have received their first dose
  • 331,477 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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