Two deaths and 514 cases announced this evening

ICU number has dropped to 31

Covid-19

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 4,921 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Saturday, 8th May, the HPSC has been notified of 514 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 252,809 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

259 are men / 248 are women
75% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 28 years old

As of 8am today, 116 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU. 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of May 7th, 1,799,190 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

1,305,178 people have received their first dose
494,012 people have received their second dose

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