FOUR further Covid-19 related deaths and 420 new cases have been announced by the Department of Health.
Each of the four deaths reported today occurred in April.
No geographic breakdown was issued this evening by health officials.
Of the cases notified today: 211 are men / 206 are women; 74 per cent are under 45 years of age; the median age is 32 years old
As of 8am today, 183 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 50 are in ICU. There have been seven additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of April 15th, 2021, 1,155,599 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland: 814,470 people have received their first dose; 341,129 people have received their second dose