14 more Covid-19 deaths; 727 new confirmed cases

14 more Covid-19 deaths; 727 new confirmed cases
A Stay Home message on the famous Naas Ball on the N7/M7 Motorway in County Kildare, as Ireland faces another three weeks of its population in Lockdown, as the country tries to combat the Covid-19 Virus. Photo: Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews.ie

Fourteen more people have died as a result of Covid-19 in Ireland. It brings to 334 the total number of people who have died in Ireland from the virus.

There are also 430 newly confirmed cases of the virus, with an additional 297 cases reported by a laboratory in Germany.

With the latest figures from Germany included, there are now 9,655 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

According to data released by the HPSC, 12 of the latest 14 deaths were in the east of the country with two in the west. Ten of the 14 cases had underlying health conditions, and the median age of those who died is 80.

Meanwhile, as of midnight on Friday April 10, Cork had a confirmed 648 cases, while Dublin had the highest number of cases with 4,514.

Of the 8,496 confirmed cases on Friday at midnight, 45% are male, with 54% female. The median age of confirmed cases is 48.

21% of confirmed cases have been hospitalised. Of the 1,777 hospitalised, 261 cases have been admitted to ICU.

2,312 cases are associated with healthcare workers

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