Department of Health
Published on 28 April 2021
Last updated on 29 April 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 13 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
Of the deaths reported today:
The median age of those who died was 85 years and the age range was 60 - 95 years.
There has been a total of 4,896* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 death. The figure of 4,896 confirmed cases reflects this.)
As of midnight Tuesday 27 April, the HPSC has been notified of 371 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
There has now been a total of 247,857* * confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(* *Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 confirmed cases. The figure of 247,857 confirmed cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 8am today, 153 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 45 are in ICU. There have been 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of last Monday (26 April) there have been 1,417,942 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
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