Covid-19 Update: Sat. 24th April 2021 – 5 Deaths – 461 New Cases.

Some 25% of eligible adults now have their first vaccine dose [948,000], while 10% are now fully vaccinated with their second dose [381,000] — An Taoiseach Mr Micheál Martin.

The Department of Health this evening has confirmed that there has been 5 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll, here in the Republic of Ireland, remaining at 4,872.

There have been 461 new additional virus cases reported here within the Irish Republic. This leaves the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception, at 246,204.

Of the cases confirmed today, 75% were under the age of 45 years.

There have been 5,716 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary, since the pandemic began, same figure relevant up to and including April 22nd, 2021.

There are 162 people with Covid-19 remaining in hospital today, and of that number, 46 are in ICU’s, according to Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub.

Note: From today, those aged 63 years can register for vaccination on the HSE website
by calling the Covid-19 Helpline at 1850 24 1850.

Some 934,980 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered here in Ireland up to April 21st, with 382,185 persons having received their second dose.
Some 165,000 Covid-19 vaccines due from AstraZeneca, which had been delayed, are now expected to arrive next week, with the head of the task force responsible for distributing vaccines, declaring that next week will be the biggest yet.

An Taoiseach Mr Micheál Martin has confirmed that yesterday was the biggest day to date in the roll-out of vaccine, with some 41,500 doses administered in total.

The total worldwide number of virus cases identified up to 5:00pm this evening, now stands at almost 145.77 million confirmed, with global deaths at almost 3.09 million.

This Weekend Please Do Continue To Behave Responsibly.


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