Less Than Five Additional COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 473 More Nationally

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THERE were less than five new cases of COVID-19 reported for Kerry this evening.

When the number is less than five, the exact figure is revealed the following day on the COVID data hub on gov.ie.

Meanwhile, data from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre for the period of the fortnight up to April 5, shows that there were 32 new cases recorded in the Tralee Local Electoral Area, a rate of 97 per 100,000.

Killarney LEA recorded eight cases, a rate of 27 per 100,000, while the four other LEAs in Kerry recorded less than five cases each in the fortnight.

There were 34 additional deaths and 473 more cases reported nationally this evening. Of these deaths, three occurred in April, four in March, 19 in February, five in January, and three in December or earlier. The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 33 – 96 years.

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The 14 day incidence of new cases for Kerry is 30.5 per 100,000 people. There have been 45 cases reported in the same period and the rolling five day average of cases is 3.

Kerry is the county with the third lowest incidence of cases in the past 14 days (after Sligo and Kilkenny). The national incidence rate over the past 14 days is 144.9.

229 of today’s cases are in Dublin, 32 in Kildare, 21 in Mayo, 19 in Meath, 30 in Donegal and the remaining 142 cases are spread across 19 other counties.

There have now been 240,192 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland and 4,769 people who died with the virus since the start of the pandemic.

As of 8am today, 212 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 53 are in ICU. There have been 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of last Tuesday (6 April) there have been 961,887 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
• 679,844 people have received their first dose
• 282,043 people have received their second dose

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