By Cillian Doyle.
There are 453 new cases of Covid-19 and no new deaths.
The 5-day moving average is now 489.
129 people are in Irish hospitals with the virus with 40 in ICU.
As of May 1st, 1,591,888 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Ireland.
CEO of the HSE Paul Reid says the rollout is gaining momentum.
Great momentum on vaccinations. Almost 200K done last week (>200K when some data is uploaded). >44K done on Friday. >1.6M done in total. Over 788,000 done through April. Our revised plan will aim to continue momentum & work down through the ages with available supplies @HSELive
— Paul Reid (@paulreiddublin) May 3, 2021