Covid update: 4 deaths and 420 new covid cases confirmed

Leitrim Observer Reporter


Leitrim Observer Reporter


The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

Of the deaths reported today, all occurred in April. 

As of midnight, Friday 16th April, the HPSC has been notified of 420 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Of the cases notified today:

211 are men / 206 are women
74% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 32 years old

As of 8am today, 183 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 50 are in ICU. 7 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 15th, 2021, 1,155,599 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

 814,470 people have received their first dose
341,129 people have received their second dose

The Ballinamore, Carrick-on-Shannon and Manorhamilton Municipal areas show six cases each over the past 14 days. 

The 5-day moving average 386