LATEST: Covid-19 cases for Laois and nationwide

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LATEST:  Covid-19 cases for Laois and nationwide

Six new cases of Covid-19 have been notified in Laois today. The 14-day incidence rate stands at 196 with 166 cases over the same period. The national incidence rate stands at 131.7.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 18 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

Of the deaths reported today, 7 occurred in April, 3 occurred in March, 3 occurred in February, 3 occurred in January. 1 death was reported as occurring before January.

The median age of those who died was 85 years and the age range was 46-102 years.

There has been a total of 4,803 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Monday 12th April, the HPSC has been notified of 358 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 241,684 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

163 are men / 192 are women
73% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 31 years old
166 in Dublin, 39 in Donegal, 16 in Kildare, 13 in Offaly, 12 in Meath, 12 in Limerick and the remaining 100 cases are spread across 18 other counties.

As of 8am today, 205 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 48 are in ICU. 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 11th 2021, 1,063,666 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

 749,450 people have received their first dose
314,216 people have received their second dose