The Health Protection Surveillance Center was notified today of fewer than five additional COVID-19 cases in Clare and 11 additional COVID-19 related deaths nationwide.
Of the deaths reported today, four occurred in April, two in March, four in February, and one in January.
The average age of those who died was 83 years and the age range was 50 to 93 years.
There have been a total of 4,847 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Monday, April 19, the HPSC has been notified of 390 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
There have now been a total of 244,297 * confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ireland.
Of the cases reported today:
215 are men / 174 are women
67% are under 45 years of age
The average age is 34 years.
172 in Dublin, 42 in Kildare, 21 in Meath, 20 in Tipperary, 18 in Donegal, and the remaining 117 cases are spread over 19 other counties. **
As of 8 a.m. today, 179 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, of which 48 are in the ICU. 18 additional hospitalizations in the last 24 hours.
As of April 18, 2021, 1,208,459 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in Ireland:
855,512 people have received their first dose
352,947 people have received their second dose