THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 26 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Of these deaths, 24 occurred in February, 1 in January and 1 in October.
The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 58-98 years.
There has been a total of 4,135 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Friday 19th February, the HPSC has been notified of 988 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 214,378* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 487 are men / 499 are women
- 70% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 32 years old
- 378 in Dublin, 68 in Galway, 61 in Kildare, 47 in Limerick, 45 in Louth and the remaining 389 cases are spread across all other counties.**
As of 8am today, 719 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 149 are in ICU. There were 36 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of February 17th, 310,900 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 197,609 people have received their first dose
- 113,291 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 10 confirmed cases. The figure of 214,378 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 19 February 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today's cases (to midnight 19Feb2021)||5 day moving average (to midnight 19Feb2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (06Feb2021 to 19Feb2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (06Feb2021 to 19Feb2021)|
~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.