Sunday, May 9th – 5.20pm – 2 further deaths – 514 new cases reported nationally
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been informed that 2 further persons diagnosed with Covid-19 have died in Ireland.
There have been 4,921 deaths associated with the virus to date. *The figure includes “probable and possible” deaths.
An additional 514 new cases have been identified nationally bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Ireland since the outbreak began to 252,809. (8 cases denotified)
*No county figures for Clare provided today.
The total number of cases reported in the county since the beginning of the crisis stands at 4,890. (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
1,799,190 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland to date.
1,305,178 people have received their first dose
494,012 people have received their second dose
**All data is provisional and subject to ongoing validation.