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Coronavirus: 5 further deaths and 461 new cases as 25% of adults have now received Covid-19 vaccine

There has been five further Coronavirus-related deaths and 461 new cases, according to figures released by the health authorities today.

The Department are no longer providing a county by county breakdown at the weekends. So we do not know how many of these new cases are in Laois.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 235 are men / 224 are women
  • 75% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 28 years old

As of 8am today, 162 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 46 are in ICU. 9 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 22nd 2021, 1,317,165 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 934,980 people have received their first dose
  • 382,185 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.

25% of adults have now received Covid-19 vaccine

25% of adults in Ireland have now received at least their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

A total of 41,337 vaccines were administered on Thursday, the highest number of vaccines administered in a single day so far in the rollout.

The total number of vaccines administered in Ireland now stands at 1,317,165. 934,980 of these are first doses, with 382,185 being second doses.

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