Covid: One death and 429 new cases

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

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

As of midnight on Saturday the HPSC has been notified of 429 new confirmed cases, bringing the total to 246,633.

Of the cases notified today:

234 are men and 182 are women

78% are under 45 years of age.

the median age is 29 years old.

As of 8 a.m. today, 174 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 45 were in ICU.

There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Latest update on vaccines

As of last Friday (April 23) there have been 1,359,921 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

966,611 people have received their first dose.

393,310 people have received their second dose.

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