Friday, April 23, 2021



There has been very little movement in terms of County Roscommon’s overall Covid-19 picture after less than five cases were reported in the county over the last 24 hours.

The county has recorded 51 cases of the virus in the last 14 days and has a five-day moving average of 2. The 14-day incidence rate has dropped further to 79.0 (from 85.2 on Thursday evening), compared to a national figure of 117.4.

Cases from neighbouring counties since Thursday evening are: Galway, 10; Mayo, less than 5; Leitrim, less than 5; Sligo, 0; Longford, 6; Offaly, 9; Westmeath, 11.

This evening, it was announced that there had been one further death and another 434 cases of Covid-19.

Of the cases notified today:

*228 are men/204 are women

*74 per cent are under 45 years of age

*the median age is 31 years old

*217 in Dublin, 30 in Kildare, 30 in Cork, 27 in Limerick, 21 Donegal and the remaining 109 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

As of 8 a.m. today, 166 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 48 are in ICU. There have been 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of last Tuesday (April 20th), there have been 1,275,828 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland

*904,774 people have received their first dose.

*371,054 people have received their second dose.





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