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COVID-19: 381 New Cases and No Further Deaths

Michael Staines
Michael Staines

05:58 10 May 2021


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Health officials have announced 381 new coronavirus cases this evening.

No further virus-related deaths were reported.

It takes the death toll in Ireland to 4,921 and that national case total to 253,189.

This morning, there were 124 COVID-19 patients in Irish hospitals – down five on the same day last week.

There were 31 in intensive care – a 22.5% decrease on last week.

People enjoy shopping at the farmers market in St Annes Park in Dublin, 08-05-2021. Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews

Of the cases announced this evening, 188 were in Dublin, with 39 in Donegal, 30 in Kildare, 13 in Limerick, 13 in Cork, 13 in Tipperary, 13 in Westmeath and the rest spread across 15 other counties.

The 14-day rate in Ireland now stands at 129 cases per 100,000 people.

Donegal still has the highest rate in the country at 260.7, with Kildare and Westmeath also dealing with rates higher than 200.

There are eight countries with rates between 100 and 200.

The coronavirus 14-day rate across Ireland The coronavirus 14-day rate across Ireland, 10-05-2021. Image: Department of Health

As of Saturday, 1,827,610 vaccine doses had been administered in Ireland.

Some 1,327,821 have received their first dose – around 35% of the adult population.


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