One additional Covid death announced today

No county breakdown but 408 confirmed cases of Covid-19 nationally

One additional Covid death today

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today, Saturday, May 8, been notified of one additional death related to Covid-19.

There has been a total of 4,919 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight yesterday, Friday, May 7, the HPSC has been notified of 408 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

There has now been a total of 252,303* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

205 are men / 202 are women
77% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 31 years old

As of 8am today, 110 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. 9 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of May 6, 1,746,912 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland: 1,267,167 people have received their first dose. 479,745 people have received their second dose

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 9 cases. The figure of 252,303 confirmed cases reflects this.

The five-day moving average is 406

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