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434 New Cases Of Covid 19 & 4 Additional Deaths Reported Today.

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34 new cases reported in Kildare.

4 additional deaths and 434 new cases of Covid have been confirmed.

197 of the cases are in Dublin, 44 in Cork, 34 in Kildare, 20 in Limerick, 20 in Meath and the remaining 119 cases are spread across 16 other counties.

126 covid patients are hospitalised, of which 34 are in ICU.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan says next week's reopening is a very positive sign and a testament to the hard work of most people in surpressing the virus.

The 14 day incidence rate per 100,000 of the population is 129.7.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn says we are seeing the impact of vaccination:

Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 6th May 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

County

Today's cases** (to
midnight 06MAY2021)

5 day moving average
(01MAY2021 – 06MAY2021)

14-Day incidence
rate per 100,000
population (23APR2021
to 06MAY2021)

New Cases during
last 14 days (23APR2021
to 06MAY2021)

Ireland

434

416

129.7

6178

Donegal

19

25.6

268.2

427

Kildare

34

34.2

260.7

580

Westmeath

12

11.6

205.0

182

Dublin

197

175.0

182.1

2,454

Meath

20

19.0

152.8

298

Cavan

10

6.4

147.0

112

Roscommon

19

10.6

137.9

89

Tipperary

<5

11.2

132.9

212

Ireland

434

416.0

129.7

6,178

Limerick

20

16.4

124.2

242

Louth

12

14.0

119.5

154

Offaly

<5

4.8

115.4

90

Monaghan

11

5.6

105.9

65

Longford

<5

2.0

102.8

42

Wicklow

<5

6.4

90.6

129

Carlow

<5

2.6

87.8

50

Galway

8

9.2

84.5

218

Cork

44

36.0

83.8

455

Leitrim

<5

1.2

78.0

25

Waterford

<5

4.0

70.6

82

Laois

<5

2.2

49.6

42

Mayo

<5

3.4

42.9

56

Clare

<5

3.6

40.4

48

Kilkenny

<5

2.8

38.3

38

Wexford

8

5.8

32.7

49

Sligo

<5

0.2

25.9

17

Kerry

<5

2.2

14.9

22

The 5-day moving average of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers

  • 7-day incidence rate is 64.1
  • 5-day moving average is 416

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