The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 1 additional death related to Covid-19.
There has been a total of 4,867 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Thursday 22nd April, the HPSC has been notified of 434 confirmed cases of Covid-19.
There has now been a total of 245,743* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 228 are men / 204 are women
- 74% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 31 years old
- 217 in Dublin, 30 in Kildare, 30 in Cork, 27 in Limerick, 21 Donegal and the remaining 109 cases are spread across 20 other counties.**
As of 8am today, 166 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 48 are in ICU. 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of April 21st, 2021, 1,275,828 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 904,774 people have received their first dose
- 371,054 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.
*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 confirmed case. The figure of 245,743 confirmed cases reflects this.
**County data should be considered provisional as the national Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting System (CIDR) is a dynamic system and case details are continually being validated and updated.
- 7-day incidence 61.5
- 5-day moving average 448
Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 22 April 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today's cases (to midnight 22Apr2021)||5 day moving average (to midnight 22Apr2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (09Apr2021 to 22Apr2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (09Apr2021 to 22Apr2021)|
~The 5-day moving average of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers.