Fewer than five new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Clare, as the five-day average drops to two

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The Health Protection Surveillance Center was notified today of fewer than five additional Covid-19 cases in Clare and an additional 15 Covid-19 related deaths nationwide. Of the deaths reported today, two in April, three in March, six in February, four in January or earlier. The average age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 56 to 90 years. There have been a total of 4,856 * Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight on Tuesday, April 20, the HPSC was notified of 401 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There have now been a total of 244,695 ** confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases reported today:
217 are men / 181 are women
73% are under 45 years of age
The average age is 31 years.
182 in Dublin, 40 in Kildare, 31 in Donegal, 23 in Limerick, 22 in Cork and the remaining 103 cases are spread over 17 other counties. ***
As of 8 am today, 182 Covid-19 patients are hospitalized, of which 47 are in the ICU. 19 additional hospitalizations in the last 24 hours.

As of April 19, 2021, 1,219,487 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine had been administered in Ireland:
863,958 people have received their first dose
355,529 people have received their second dose

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