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7 COVID related deaths, 400 cases with less than 5 in Kerry

Apr 8, 2021 18:04 By radiokerrynews
7 COVID related deaths, 400 cases with less than 5 in Kerry 7 COVID related deaths, 400 cases with less than 5 in Kerry
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7 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported.

An additional 400 cases of the virus have been confirmed in the Republic with fewer than five in Kerry.

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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.

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As of midnight, Wednesday, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre 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.

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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

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