Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Less than five cases of Covid-19 were reported on Carlow on Wednesday evening among 401 cases nationally.

There have been just 40 cases reported in the county in the last two weeks and Carlow has the eight lowest rate of Covid-19 in the country.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today also been notified of 15 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

Of the deaths notified today, 2 in April, 3 in March, 6 in February, 4 in January or earlier.

The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 56-90 years.

There has been a total of 4,856 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Tuesday 20th April, the HPSC has been notified of 401 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

There has now been a total of 244,695 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 217 are men / 181 are women
  • 73% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31 years old
  • 182 in Dublin, 40 in Kildare, 31 in Donegal, 23 in Limerick, 22 in Cork and the remaining 103 cases are spread across 17 other counties.***

As of 8am today, 182 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 47 are in ICU. 19 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.


As of April 19th, 2021, 1,219,487 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:


  • 863,958 people have received their first dose
  • 355,529 people have received their second dose


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