The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 13 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Of the deaths reported today, 12 occurred in March.*
The median age of those who died was 77 years. The age range was 51-93.
There has been a total of 4,666 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Saturday 27th March, the HPSC has been notified of 604 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 234,541 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 299 are men / 298 are women
- 77% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 27 years old
- 224 in Dublin, 45 in Donegal, 36 in Kildare, 34 in Limerick, 26 in Tipperary and the remaining 239 cases are spread across 20 other counties**.
As of 8am today, 322 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 66 are in ICU. 18 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 25th 2021, 760,168 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 548,945 people have received their first dose
- 211,223 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.
*There is one death where the date of death is under investigation.
**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 27 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today's cases (to midnight 27Mar2021)**||5 day moving average (to midnight 27Mar2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (14Mar2021 to 27Mar2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (14Mar2021 to 27Mar2021)|
~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 83.8
- 5-day moving average 620