Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 11 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
Of the deaths notified today, 4 occurred in April, 2 in March, 4 in February and 1 in January.
The median age of those who died was 83 years and the age range was 50-93 years.
There has been a total of 4,847 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Monday 19th April, the HPSC has been notified of 390 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
There has now been a total of 244,297* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 215 are men / 174 are women
- 67% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 34 years old
- 172 in Dublin, 42 in Kildare, 21 in Meath, 20 in Tipperary, 18 in Donegal and the remaining 117 cases are spread across 19 other counties.**
As of 8am today, 179 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 48 are in ICU. 18 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of April 18th, 2021, 1,208,459 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 855,512 people have received their first dose
- 352,947 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 4 confirmed cases. The figure of 244,297 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.
- 7-day incidence 55.3
- 5-day moving average 380
Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 19th April 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today’s cases** (to midnight 19Apr2021)||5-Day Moving Average of New Cases||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (to 19Apr 2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (to 19Apr 2021)|
~The 5-day moving average of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers.