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Latest figures Coronavirus Ireland: 11 further deaths and 390 new Covid-19 cases confirmed


There has been a further 11 Covid-19 related deaths while 390 new cases of the virus have been confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

According to the Department, four occurred in April, two in March, four in February and one in January.

This brings the Covid-19 death toll to 4,847 while the total number of confirmed cases in Ireland now stands at 244,297.

.Of the cases notified today, 215 were disgnosed in men and 174 are women.

Of the new cases, 172 are in Dublin, 42 in Kildare, 21 in Meath, 20 in Tipperary, 18 in Donegal and the remaining 117 cases are spread across 19 other counties.

As of 8am today, 179 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 48 are in ICU. 18 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 18, 1,208,459 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland - with 855,512 people having received their first dose and 352,947 people having. received their second dose

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