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Listen: 432 New Cases Of Covid 19 Notified This Evening & 5 Additional Deaths.

: 07/04/2021 - 20:47

There are 423 new cases of Covid-19 in the Republic, of whom 41 are in Kildare, and five additional deaths.

There are 232 patients in hospital with the virus - the lowest since before Christmas - and 56 in intensive care.

The five-day moving average of new cases has dropped by 16 per cent over the past week, and now stands at 430.

Dr Martin Daly, a former president of the Irish Medical Organisation, says big progress is being made.

newstalk1845922.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

 

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As of April 4th 2021, 936,087 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 663,411 people have received their first dose
  • 272,676 people have received their second dose

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 5 confirmed cases. The figure of 239,325 confirmed cases reflects this.

 

Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 6th April 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County

Today's cases**

(to midnight 6Apr2021)

5-Day Moving Average of New Cases

14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(to 6Apr 2021)

New Cases during last 14 days

(to 6Apr 2021)

Ireland

423

430

151.6

7220

Offaly

<5

11

366.9

286

Westmeath

18

11

268.1

238

Laois

6

12

232.6

197

Dublin

199

196

232.2

3,128

Kildare

41

27

214.8

478

Donegal

15

16

213

339

Cavan

5

9

195.6

149

Meath

23

18

188.2

367

Louth

8

13

162.2

209

Longford

<5

4

154.1

63

Wexford

16

11

124.9

187

Tipperary

8

10

119.1

190

Wicklow

<5

10

117.3

167

Roscommon

<5

5

94.5

61

Monaghan

5

4

94.5

58

Mayo

<5

7

91.9

120

Limerick

18

9

91.8

179

Galway

20

14

85.6

221

Waterford

9

6

72.3

84

Leitrim

0

1

59.3

19

Cork

11

26

57.3

311

Clare

<5

2

46.3

55

Carlow

<5

1

42.2

24

Kilkenny

<5

2

34.3

34

Kerry

<5

3

27.8

41

Sligo

0

1

22.9

15

~The 5-day moving average of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers.

  • 7 day incidence rate is 73.3
  • 5 day moving average is 430

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