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Covid-19 Wednesday: 12 deaths, 431 new cases

April 14th, 2021 5:56 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of 8am today, 448 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 88 are in ICU.  (Photo: Shutterstock)

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 12 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

Of the deaths reported today, four occurred in April, two in March and six in January.

The median age of those who died was 76 years and the age range was 42-91 years.

There has been a total of 4,812* Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Tuesday 13th April, the HPSC has been notified of 431 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

There has now been a total of 242,105** confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 204 are men / 226 are women
  • 70% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 33 years old
  • 160 in Dublin, 50 in Kildare, 34 in Donegal, 21 in Meath, 20 in Limerick and the remaining 146 cases are spread across 20 other counties***

As of 8am today, 192 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 49 are in ICU. There were 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

 

As of April 12th, 2021, 1,076,216 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

 

  • 758,763 people have received their first dose
  • 317,453 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 three deaths. The figure of 4,812 deaths reflects this.

 

**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 10 confirmed cases. The figure of 242,105 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 58.8
  • 5-day moving average 388

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 13 April 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today's cases (to midnight 13Apr2021) 5 day moving average (to midnight 13Apr2021) 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (31Mar2021 to 13Apr2021) New Cases during last 14 days (31Mar2021 to 13Apr2021)
Ireland 431 388 132 6,286
Offaly 9 13 257.8 201
Kildare 50 33 215.3 479
Dublin 160 167 211.2 2,846
Laois 9 9 188.9 160
Donegal 34 24 179 285
Westmeath <5 8 176.9 157
Meath 21 21 162 316
Cavan 8 6 145.7 111
Longford 9 5 139.5 57
Louth 11 8 114.8 148
Monaghan <5 3 104.3 64
Wicklow <5 7 97.6 139
Mayo 8 8 95.8 125
Roscommon 5 5 91.4 59
Galway 12 14 83.3 215
Limerick 20 13 77 150
Tipperary <5 5 73.3 117
Wexford 9 5 70.1 105
Leitrim <5 2 59.3 19
Waterford 5 5 58.5 68
Cork 17 14 54.9 298
Kerry 11 6 44 65
Carlow 8 3 40.4 23
Clare <5 4 37 44
Sligo 0 0 21.4 14
Kilkenny 5 2 21.2 21

~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.

 

 

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