Coronavirus: Four further deaths and 420 new cases

Coronavirus: Four further deaths and 420 new cases

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

Of the deaths reported today, all occurred in April.


There has been a total of 4,835 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Friday April 16, the HPSC has been notified of 420 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 243,238* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
• 74% are under 45 years of age
• The median age is 32 years old

As of 8am today, 183 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 50 are in ICU.

There has been seven additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 15, 2021, 1,155,599 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

• 814,470 people have received their first dose
• 341,129 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 1 confirmed case. The figure of 243,238 confirmed cases reflects this.

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