THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 9 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Of the deaths, seven occurred in March, and two occurred in February.
The median age of those who died was 76 years and the age range was 64-95 years.
There has been a total of 4,585 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Friday 19th March, the HPSC has been notified of 525 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 229,831 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 255 are men / 265 are women
- 68% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 34 years old
- 266 in Dublin, 33 in Meath, 29 in Wexford, 25 in Offaly, 24 in Donegal, and the remaining 148 cases are spread across 19 other counties. *
As of 8am today, 328 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 83 are in ICU. There were 27 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 17th, 639,586 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 468,328 people have received their first dose
- 171,258 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.
*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 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
(to midnight 19Mar2021)
|5-Day Moving Average of New Cases||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population
|New Cases during last 14 days
~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 is 72.9
- 5-day moving average is 503