Coronavirus: Five further deaths and 461 new cases
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of five additional deaths related to COVID-19.
There has been a total of 4,872 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Friday April 23, the HPSC has been notified of 461 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
There has now been a total of 246,204 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 75% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 28 years old
As of 8am today, 162 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 46 are in ICU.
There was nine additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of April 22, 2021, 1,317,165 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 934,980 people have received their first dose
- 382,185 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.
- 5-day moving average 460