Covid-19 – Daily Update

Covid-19 – Daily Update


Covid-19 Daily/Monthly Update Archive

Sunday, April 18th – 5.10pm – 1 further death – 269 new cases reported nationally

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been informed that 1 further person diagnosed with Covid-19 has died in Ireland.

There have been 4,836 deaths associated with the virus to date. *The figure includes “probable and possible” deaths.

An additional 269 new cases have been identified nationally bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Ireland since the outbreak began to 243,508. (1 case has been denotified)

*No case figures for Clare have been made available

The total number of cases reported in the county since the beginning of the crisis stands at 4,816. (The figure does not include cases confirmed today).

*The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.

Latest figures from the Central Statistics Office have confirmed that there have been 108 Covid-related deaths in Clare.

National Vaccination Update

1,188,354 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland to date.

838,644 people have received their first dose

349,710 people have received their second dose

**All data is provisional and subject to ongoing validation.


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