Jay Z & Alicia Keys

Empire State Of Mind

Coronavirus: Seven Deaths, 400 Cases Reported Today

National news April 8th 2021.

Latest figures:

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 7 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

Of the deaths reported today 2 occurred in April, 2 occurred in March and 3 occurred in February. 

The median age of those who died was 78 years and the age range was 62 - 89 years.

There has been a total of 4,737* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Wednesday 7th April, the HPSC has been notified of 400 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There is now a total of 239,723** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 205 are men / 193 are women
  • 72% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 35 years old
  • 162 in Dublin, 61 in Kildare, 26 in Cork, 21 in Galway, 17 in Donegal and the remaining 113 cases are spread across 18 other counties***.

 

As of 8am today, 226 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 55 are in ICU. 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

 

As of April 5th 2021, 940,883 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

 

  • 667,182 people have received their first dose
  • 273,701 people have received their second dose

 

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community including daily data on Ireland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.

 

Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 deaths. The figure of 4,737 deaths reflects this.

 

** Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 239,723 confirmed cases reflects this.

 

*** County data should be considered provisional as the national Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting System (CIDR) is a dynamic system and case details are continually being validated and updated.

 

Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 7th April 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County

 

Today's cases***

(to midnight 7Apr2021)

 

5-Day Moving Average of New Cases

 

14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(to 7Apr 2021)

 

New Cases during last 14 days

(to 7Apr 2021)

 

Ireland

 

400

 

408

 

147.3

 

7014

 

Offaly

 

12

 

10

 

346.3

 

270

 

Westmeath

 

<5

 

10

 

261.3

 

232

 

Laois

 

13

 

10

 

240.9

 

204

 

Dublin

 

162

 

179

 

225.6

 

3040

 

Kildare

 

61

 

35

 

225.2

 

501

 

Donegal

 

17

 

16

 

190.3

 

303

 

Cavan

 

8

 

7

 

189

 

144

 

Meath

 

17

 

20

 

180.5

 

352

 

Longford

 

6

 

4

 

151.7

 

62

 

Louth

 

5

 

13

 

142

 

183

 

Wicklow

 

13

 

10

 

123.6

 

176

 

Wexford

 

7

 

10

 

117.6

 

176

 

Tipperary

 

<5

 

9

 

109.7

 

175

 

Monaghan

 

7

 

5

 

104.3

 

64

 

Mayo

 

6

 

5

 

90.4

 

118

 

Galway

 

21

 

17

 

89.1

 

230

 

Limerick

 

<5

 

8

 

85.7

 

167

 

Roscommon

 

<5

 

2

 

80.6

 

52

 

Waterford

 

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