The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 14 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Of the deaths, 9 occurred in March, one occurred in February and four in January, or earlier.
The median age of those who died was 80 years and the age range was 59-94 years.
There has been a total of 4,419 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Friday 5th March, the HPSC has been notified of 539 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 222,699* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 295 are men / 240 are women
- 69% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 33 years old
- 245 in Dublin, 42 in Meath, 29 in Kildare, 26 in Limerick, 24 in Cork and the remaining 173 cases are spread across 19 other counties**.
As of 8am today, 414 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 101 are in ICU. There were 22 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 3rd, 474,645 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 328,598 people have received their first dose
- 146,047 people have received their second dose
The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of Covid-19 in the community including daily data on Ireland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.
*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 9 confirmed cases. The figure of 222,699 confirmed cases reflects this.
**County data should be considered provisional as the national Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting System (CIDR) is a dynamic system and case details are continually being validated and updated.
Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 05 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today's cases (to midnight 05Mar2021)**||5 day moving average (to midnight 05Mar2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (20Feb2021 to 05Mar2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (20Feb2021 to 05Mar2021)|
~The 5-day moving average of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers.
- 7-day incidence 78.4
- 5-day moving average 488