THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of one additional death related to Covid-19.
This brings the total number of recorded Covid-19-linked deaths in the State to 4,873.
As of midnight, Saturday, April 24, the HPSC has been notified of 429 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the national tally to 246,633.
Of the cases notified today: 234 are men and 182 are women while 78% are under 45 years of age; the median age being 29.
As of 8am today, 174 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, with 45 in ICU. Some 13 additional hospitalisation have been recorded in the past 24 hours.
As of April 23, 1,359,921 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland: 966,611 people have received their first dose while 393,310 people have received their second dose.