Less Than Five Additional COVID-19 Cases In Kerry, 400 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.

There were seven additional deaths and 400 more cases reported nationally. Of the deaths reported today 2 occurred in April, 2 occurred in March and 3 occurred in February. The median age of those who died was 78 years and the age range was 62 – 89 years.

The 14 day incidence of new cases for Kerry is 29.1 per 100,000 people. There have been 43 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 147.3.

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162 of today’s are in Dublin, 61 in Kildare, 26 in Cork, 21 in Galway, 17 in Donegal and the remaining 113 cases are spread across 18 other counties.

There have now been 239,723 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland and 4,737 people who died with the virus since the start of the pandemic.

As of 8am today, 226 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 55 are in ICU. 11 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of April 5th 2021, 940,883 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
• 667,182 people have received their first dose
• 273,701 people have received their second dose

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