Department of Health
Published on 8 April 2021
Last updated on 9 April 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 7 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
Of the deaths reported today 2 occurred in April, 2 occurred in March and 3 occurred in February.
The median age of those who died was 78 years and the age range was 62 - 89 years.
There has been a total of 4,737* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 deaths. The figure of 4,737 deaths reflects this.)
As of midnight Wednesday 7 April, the HPSC has been notified of 400 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
There has now been a total of 239,723* * confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(* *Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 239,723 confirmed cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 8am today, 226 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 55 are in ICU. There have been 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of last Monday (5 April) there have been 940,883 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
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