There have been 12 additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 431 new confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) says of the deaths reported today four were in April, two in March and six were back in January.
The median age of those who died was 76 years, and the age range was between 42 to 91 years.
There has been a total of 4,812 COVID-19 related deaths and 242,105 confirmed cases here.
These figures include the denotification of three deaths and 10 confirmed cases.
Of the cases notified today:
- 204 are men / 226 are women
- 70% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 33 years old
There are 160 cases in Dublin, 50 in Kildare, 34 in Donegal, 21 in Meath and 20 in Limerick,
The remaining 146 cases are spread across 20 other counties.
As of 8am, 192 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised - of which 49 are in ICU.
There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
The seven-day incidence rate is currently 58.8, while the five-day moving average stands at 388.
In terms of vaccines, as of April 12th, 2021, 1,076,216 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.
This breaks down as 758,763 people who have received their first dose, and 317,453 people who got their second dose.
While members of the public will be able to use an online portal to register for vaccine appointments for the first time on Thursday.
Those aged 69 are being asked to register when the system goes live at 10.00am.
Those aged between 65 and 68 are being asked to register each day over the following number of days.