The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of two additional deaths related to Covid-19.
The deaths reported today occurred in March. There has been a total of 4,653 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Friday 26th March, the HPSC has been notified of 624 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 233,937 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.*
Of the cases notified today:
- 309 are men / 313 are women
- 75% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 32 years old
- 308 in Dublin, 41 in Kildare, 38 in Donegal, 31 in Meath, 29 in Offaly and the remaining 177 cases are spread across 18 other counties**.
As of 8am today, 304 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 64 are in ICU. 21 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 24th 2021, 732,678 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 529,984 people have received their first dose
- 202,694 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 14 confirmed cases. The figure of 233,937 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 26 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today's cases (to midnight 26Mar2021)||5 day moving average (to midnight 26Mar2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (13Mar2021 to 26Mar2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (13Mar2021 to 26Mar2021)|
~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 87.2
- 5-day moving average 573