Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The latest available figures show that Kildare has had an additional 41 cases of COVID-19.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 5 additional deaths related to COVID-19. 4 of these deaths occurred in April, and 1 in February.

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

And, as of midnight on Tuesday (6 April), the HPSC has been notified of 423 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 239,325 confirmed cases in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

– 219 are men / 201 are women

– 73% are under 45 years of age

– The median age is 30 years old

199 are in Dublin, 41 in Kildare, 23 in Meath, 20 in Galway, 18 in Westmeath and the remaining 122 spread across 19 other counties.

As of 8am today, 232 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 56 are in ICU. 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of 4 April, 936,087 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

– 663,411 people have received their first dose

– 272,676 people have received their second dose

Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 5 confirmed cases. The figure of 239,325 confirmed cases reflects this.

Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 6th April 2021):

County Today’s cases**

(to midnight 6Apr2021)

5-Day Moving Average of New Cases 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(to 6Apr 2021)

New Cases during last 14 days

(to 6Apr 2021)

Ireland 423 430 151.6 7220
Offaly <5 11 366.9 286
Westmeath 18 11 268.1 238
Laois 6 12 232.6 197
Dublin 199 196 232.2 3,128
Kildare 41 27 214.8 478
Donegal 15 16 213 339
Cavan 5 9 195.6 149
Meath 23 18 188.2 367
Louth 8 13 162.2 209
Longford <5 4 154.1 63
Wexford 16 11 124.9 187
Tipperary 8 10 119.1 190
Wicklow <5 10 117.3 167
Roscommon <5 5 94.5 61
Monaghan 5 4 94.5 58
Mayo <5 7 91.9 120
Limerick 18 9 91.8 179
Galway 20 14 85.6 221
Waterford 9 6 72.3 84
Leitrim 0 1 59.3 19
Cork 11 26 57.3 311
Clare <5 2 46.3 55
Carlow <5 1 42.2 24
Kilkenny <5 2 34.3 34
Kerry <5 3 27.8 41
Sligo 0 1 22.9 15

 

By Conor Forrest
Contact Newsdesk: 045 432147

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