Coronavirus: No further deaths and 456 new cases

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 456 new cases

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of no additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 4,937 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

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As of midnight, Wednesday, May 12, the HPSC has been notified of 456 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There is now a total of 254,450* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 233 are men / 223 are women
  • 81% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 27 years old
  • 189 in Dublin, 52 in Cork, 49 in Donegal, 39 in Kildare, 17 in Galway and the remaining 110 cases are spread across 20 other counties**.

As of 8am today, 111 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 36 are in ICU.

There has been 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of Tuesday, May 11, some 1,922,913 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland; 1,408,105 people have received their first dose and 514,808 people have received their second dose.

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health, said: “Our key objective remains to follow the public health advice in our daily activities as we continue to chart our way through this pandemic.

“I would encourage people who have been vaccinated, to safely resume your lives, mindful of the guidelines.

“For those awaiting vaccination, the many choices we make to stick with the public health advice will keep ourselves and our loved ones safe.”

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 19 confirmed cases. The figure of 254,450 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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