Less Than 5 Cases of Covid 19 Confirmed In Clare-434 New Cases Nationally

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 4,918 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Thursday 6th May, the HPSC has been notified of 434 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with fewer than 5 cases reported in Clare. There is now a total of 251,904* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.


Of the cases notified today:

  • 221 are men / 212 are women
  • 80% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31 years old
  • 197 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**.

As of 8am today, 126 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 34 are in ICU. 15 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of Wednesday 5th May, 1,700,538 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 1,233,067 people have received their first dose
  • 467,471 people have received their second dose