COVID19 UPDATE: 10 New Deaths, 426 New Cases - 16 here in Cork

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 10 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

Of the deaths reported today 4 occurred in April, 5 occurred March and 1 in February. 

The median age of those who died was 84 years and the age range was 77 - 97 years.

There has been a total of 4,884 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Monday 26th April, the HPSC has been notified of 426 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 247,489* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 203 are men / 221 are women
  • 74% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 29 years old
  • 156 in Dublin, 39 in Donegal, 28 in Kildare, 28 in Meath, 25 in Limerick and the remaining 150 cases are spread across 18 other counties**.

As of 8am today, 153 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 47 are in ICU. 10 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 25 2021, 1,398,061 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 998,134 people have received their first dose
  • 399,927 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.

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