Coronavirus: One further death and 402 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 4,906* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.


As of midnight, Saturday May 1, the HPSC has been notified of 402 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 249,838** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 220 are men / 182 are women
  • 79% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31.5 years old

As of 8am today, 127 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 41 are in ICU.

There has been six additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 30 2021, 1,572,779 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 1,130,958 people have received their first dose
  • 441,821 people have received their second dose

*Validation of data at the HPSC led to the denotification of one death. The figure of 4,906 reflects this.

**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of one case. The figure of 249,838 confirmed cases reflects this.

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