THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 18 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Of the deaths reported today, 11 occurred in March and seven occurred in February.
The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 59-95 years.
There has been a total of 4,705 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Wednesday 31st March, the HPSC has been notified of 761 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 236,600* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 383 are men / 373 are women
- 72% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 33 years old
- 372 in Dublin, 55 in Meath, 43 in Cork, 40 in Kildare, 38 in Offaly and the remaining 213 cases are spread across 19 other counties**.
As of 8am today, 274 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 63 are in ICU. There were 18 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 29th 2021, 819,676 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 590,688 people have received their first dose
- 228,988 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 15 confirmed case. The figure of 236,000 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 31 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today's cases (to midnight 31Mar2021)||5 day moving average (to midnight 31Mar2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (18Mar2021 to 31Mar2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (18Mar2021 to 31Mar2021)|
~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.
- the 7-day incidence rate is 81.6
- the 5-day moving average is 536