Thursday, May 13, 2021

The Department of Health has recorded 0 additional deaths related to COVID-19 today.

456 confirmed new cases were recorded, 0 of which were in Waterford.

There has been a total of 4,937 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

There is now a total of 254,450* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 233 are men / 223 are women
  • 81% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 27 years old
  • 189 in Dublin, 52 in Cork, 49 in Donegal, 39 in Kildare, 17 in Galway and the remaining 110 cases are spread across 20 other counties**.

As of 8am today, 111 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 36 are in ICU. 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of Tuesday 11th May, 1,922,913 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 1,408,105 people have received their first dose
  • 514,808 people have received their second dose

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health said: “Our key objective remains to follow the public health advice in our daily activities as we continue to chart our way through this pandemic.

“I would encourage people who have been vaccinated, to safely resume your lives, mindful of the guidelines. For those awaiting vaccination, the many choices we make to stick with the public health advice will keep ourselves and our loved ones safe.”

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