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Coronavirus: One further death and 429 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released by NPHET this evening.

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PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS have reported a further 429 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland today.

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) has also confirmed one death of a person confirmed to have Covid-19.

This now brings the death toll from Covid-19 to 4,873, with 246,633 total confirmed cases of the virus since the pandemic began.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 234 are men / 182 are women
  • 78% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 29 years old

The five-day moving average is now 468.

As of 8am this morning, there are 174 patients in hospital receiving treatment for Covid-19. According to the Department of Health, there have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the last 24 hours.

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As of Friday, there have been 1,359,921 doses of Covid-19 vaccines administered in Ireland. Of these:

  • 966,611 have been first doses.
  • 393,310 have been second doses.

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