Coronavirus: 15 further deaths and 401 new cases

Coronavirus: 15 further deaths and 401 new cases

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 15 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

Of the deaths notified today, two occurred in April, three in March, six in February and four in January or earlier.


The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 56-90 years.

There has been a total of 4,856* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Tuesday April 20, the HPSC has been notified of 401 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 244,695** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 217 are men / 181 are women
  • 73% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31 years old
  • 182 in Dublin, 40 in Kildare, 31 in Donegal, 23 in Limerick, 22 in Cork and the remaining 103 cases are spread across 17 other counties.***

As of 8am today, 182 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 47 are in ICU.

There was 19 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 19, 2021, 1,219,487 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 863,958 people have received their first dose
  • 355,529 people have received their second dose

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community including daily data on Ireland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 6 previous deaths. The figure of 4,856 confirmed deaths reflects this.

**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 confirmed cases. The figure of 244,695 confirmed cases reflects this.

***County data should be considered provisional as the national Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting System (CIDR) is a dynamic system and case details are continually being validated and updated.

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