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28 Jun 2022

Covid-19 latest: Two additional deaths and 514 confirmed cases notified today

Covid-19 latest: Two additional deaths and 514 confirmed cases notified today

Covid-19 latest: Two additional deaths and 514 confirmed cases notified today

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

There has been a total of 4,921 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

There is no county breakdown today.

As of midnight, Saturday, May 8, the HPSC has been notified of 514 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

There has now been a total of 252,809* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

259 are men / 248 are women
75% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 28 years old
 

As of 8am today, 116 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU. 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

 As of May 7, 1,799,190 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

1,305,178 people have received their first dose
494,012 people have received their second dose


*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 8 cases. The figure of 252,809 confirmed cases reflects this.

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