The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of no additional deaths related to Covid-19..
There has been a total of 4,836 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Sunday 18th April, the HPSC has been notified of 403 confirmed cases of Covid-19.
There has now been a total of 243,911 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 208 are men / 192 are women
- 73% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 31 years old
- 174 in Dublin, 34 in Meath, 20 in Kildare, 18 in Mayo, 16 in Cork and the remaining 141 cases are spread across 20 other counties*
As of 8am today, 183 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 50 are in ICU. 7 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of April 17th, 2021, 1,204,063 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 852,189 people have received their first dose
- 351,874 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.
*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 54.7
- 5-day moving average 364
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 18 April 2021)
(incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today's cases (to midnight 18Apr2021)||5 day moving average (to midnight 18Apr2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (05Apr2021 to 18Apr2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (05Apr2021 to 18Apr2021)|
~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.