No deaths but over 400 new cases of Covid

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Another rise in Louth Covid-19 cases reported

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of no additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 4,836 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Sunday 18th April, the HPSC has been notified of 403 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 243,911 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

208 are men / 192 are women
73% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 31 years old
174 in Dublin, 34 in Meath, 20 in Kildare, 18 in Mayo, 16 in Cork and the remaining 141 cases are spread across 20 other counties
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 17th, 2021, 1,204,063 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

852,189 people have received their first dose
351,874 people have received their second dose