Stephen McNeice
Stephen McNeice

16.35 3 May 2021


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There have been 453 new cases of coronavirus in Ireland.

NPHET says no further COVID-19 related deaths have been reported today.

Today's figures mean the total number of cases since the pandemic began has now passed 250,000.

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The five-day moving average of new cases is now 489, compared to 472 yesterday.

Five-day moving average of new coronavirus cases - the number now stands at 489

As of this morning, there were 129 patients being treated in Irish hospitals for confirmed cases of COVID-19 - including 40 in ICU.

Figures up to Saturday show 1.59 million COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered - including 1.14 million first doses.

Officials are this week set to finalise a revised vaccine plan, taking into account recent advice from NIAC about the use of the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson jabs.

Vaccine registration for those aged 59 will open tomorrow, as the rollout starts to expand to all over-50s.

Main image: File photo of Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan. Photograph: Leah Farrell / RollingNews.ie

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