Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 15 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
Of the deaths notified today, 2 in April, 3 in March, 6 in February, 4 in January or earlier.
The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 56-90 years.
There has been a total of 4,856* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Tuesday 20th April, the HPSC has been notified of 401 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
There has now been a total of 244,695** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 217 are men / 181 are women
- 73% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 31 years old
- 182 in Dublin, 40 in Kildare, 31 in Donegal, 23 in Limerick, 22 in Cork and the remaining 103 cases are spread across 17 other counties.***
As of 8am today, 182 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 47 are in ICU. 19 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of April 19th, 2021, 1,219,487 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 863,958 people have received their first dose
- 355,529 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 6 previous deaths. The figure of 4,856 confirmed deaths reflects this.
**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 confirmed cases. The figure of 244,695 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.
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 20 April 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today’s cases (to midnight 20Apr2021)||5 day moving average (to midnight 20Apr2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (07Apr2021 to 20Apr2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (07Apr2021 to 20Apr2021)|
- 7-day incidence 54.7
- 5-day moving average 376~The 5-da