Thursday, April 15, 2021

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19. Of the deaths reported today, 4 occurred in April, 2 occurred in February and 2 occurred in January or earlier.

The median age of those who died was 79 years and the age range was 43-92 years. It means there has been a total of 4,820 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight on Wednesday (14 April), the HPSC has been notified of 309 confirmed cases. There has now been a total of 242,402 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

– 168 are men / 141 are women

– 71% are under 45 years of age

– The median age is 35 years old

107 are in Dublin, 30 in Kildare, 14 in Offaly, 21 in Meath, 14 in Limerick and the remaining 104 cases are spread across 18 other counties.

As of 8am today, 184 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 51 are in ICU. 22 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

And, as of 13 April, 1,094,964 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

– 769,721 people have received their first dose

– 325,243 people have received their second dose

Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 12 confirmed cases. The figure of 242,402 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 14th April 2021): 

County Today’s cases**

(to midnight 14Apr2021)

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

(to 14Apr 2021)

New Cases during last 14 days

(to 14Apr 2021)

Ireland 309 358 122.6 5,837
Offaly 14 12 236 184
Kildare 30 32 208.1 463
Dublin 107 149 191.8 2,584
Donegal 25 26 185.9 296
Laois 8 7 178.3 151
Westmeath 9 6 153.2 136
Longford 5 4 141.9 58
Cavan 5 7 139.2 106
Meath 5 15 136.9 267
Louth 6 8 99.3 128
Wicklow 5 6 99 141
Monaghan <5 3 96.1 59
Mayo 8 8 89.7 117
Roscommon 0 4 88.3 57
Galway 13 10 81.4 210
Limerick 14 14 70.3 137
Waterford 15 8 68 79
Wexford 6 6 66.8 100
Tipperary <5 4 66.4 106
Leitrim <5 3 65.5 21
Cork 12 11 49.6 269
Kerry <5 6 43.3 64
Carlow <5 3 42.2 24
Clare 5 4 37 44
Kilkenny <5 2 23.2 23
Sligo 0 0 19.8 13

 

By Conor Forrest
Contact Newsdesk: 045 432147

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