453 new cases of Covid-19 nationwide – with no additional deaths

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Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team

There were no deaths related to COVID-19 notified to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today.

There has been a total of 4,906 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Sunday 2nd May, the HPSC has been notified of 453 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 250,290* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 203 are men / 250 are women
  • 78% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 25 years old

As of 8am today, 129 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 40 are in ICU. 5 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of 1st May 2021, 1,591,888 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 1,146,562 people have received their first dose
  • 445,326 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.

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