Coronavirus: Five further deaths and 423 new cases

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

According to NPHET’s statement this evening, four of these deaths occurred in April, and one in February.

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There has been a total of 4,732 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Tuesday, April 6, the HPSC has been notified of 423 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 239,325* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 219 are men and 201 are women
  • 73% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 30 years old
  • 199 in Dublin, 41 in Kildare, 23 in Meath, 20 in Galway, 18 in Westmeath and the remaining 122 are spread across 19 other counties.

As of 8am today, 232 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 56 are in ICU.

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

As of last Sunday (April 4) 936,087 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland: 663,411 people have received their first dose and 272,676 people have received their second dose.

The COVID-19 data hub 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 5 confirmed cases. The figure of 239,325 confirmed cases reflects this.

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