Coronavirus: 12 further deaths and 431 new cases

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 12 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

Of the deaths reported today, 4 occurred in April, 2 occurred in March and 6 occurred in January.

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The median age of those who died was 76 years and the age range was 42-91 years.

There has been a total of 4,812* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Tuesday 13th April, the HPSC has been notified of 431 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 242,105** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 204 are men / 226 are women
  • 70% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 33 years old
  • 160 in Dublin, 50 in Kildare, 34 in Donegal, 21 in Meath, 20 in Limerick and the remaining 146 cases are spread across 20 other counties***

As of 8am today, 192 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 49 are in ICU. 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 12th, 2021, 1,076,216 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 758,763 people have received their first dose
  • 317,453 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 3 deaths. The figure of 4,812 deaths reflects this.

**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 10 confirmed cases. The figure of 242,105 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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