Covid: 12 deaths, 431 new cases with eight in Mayo

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 12 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

Of the deaths reported today, four occurred in April, two occurred in March and six occurred in January.

The median age of those who died was 76 years and the age range was 42 to 91 years.

There has been a total of 4,812 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Tuesday the HPSC has been notified of 431 new confirmed cases, bringing the total to 242,105.

They include eight in Mayo, now with a 14-day incidence rate of 98.5 after recording 125 cases in the past two weeks. It is below the national average of 132.

The county's five-day moving average is down to eight.

Of the cases notified today:

204 are men and 226 are women.

70% are under 45 years of age.

The median age is 33 years old.

160 in Dublin, 50 in Kildare, 34 in Donegal, 21 in Meath, 20 in Limerick and the remaining 146 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

As of 8 a.m. today, 192 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, 49 in ICU. There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Latest update on vaccines

As of last Monday there have been 1,076,216 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland.

758,763 people have received their first dose.

317,453 people have received their second dose.

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