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Covid-19 Sunday: 1 death, 429 new cases

April 25th, 2021 5:03 PM

By Kieran O'Mahony

'While we should remain cautious, we can also be cautiously optimistic,' said Dr Tony Holohan. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 1 additional death related to Covid-19.

There has been a total of 4,873 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Saturday 24th April, the HPSC has been notified of 429 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

There has now been a total of 246,633 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 234 are men / 182 are women
  • 78% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 29 years old

As of 8am today, 174 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 45 are in ICU. 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 23rd 2021, 1,359,921 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 966,611 people have received their first dose
  • 393,310 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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