THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of three additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Of the deaths, 1 occurred in March and 1 in January*.
There has been a total of 4,422 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Saturday 6th March, the HPSC has been notified of 525 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 223,219** confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 271 are men / 254 are women
- 74% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 31 years old
- 214 in Dublin, 37 in Meath, 28 in Offaly, 28 in Limerick and 25 in Wicklow and the remaining 193 cases are spread across 19 other counties***.
As of 8am today, 423 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 103 are in ICU. There were 14 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 4th, 493,873 doses of the vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 346,256 people have received their first dose
- 147,617 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 vaccination programme.
*There is one death where the date of death is under investigation.
**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 5 confirmed cases. The figure of 223,219 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 06 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
(to midnight 06Mar2021)
|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 76.6
- 5-day moving average 520