3 deaths and 569 new cases of Covid reported for Saturday, May 1

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Latest update on confirmed cases and deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland

Latest update on confirmed cases and deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today, Saturday, May 1 been notified of 3 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

There has been a total of 4,906 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Friday 30th April, the HPSC has been notified of 569 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

There has now been a total of 249,437* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 268 are men / 290 are women
  • 78% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 26 years old

As of 8am today, 123 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 41 are in ICU. 5 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 29th, 2021, 1,527,844 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland: 

  • 1,097,742 people have received their first dose
  • 430,102 people have received their second dose

 *Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 cases. The figure of 249,437 confirmed cases reflects this.