There have been no deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today.
There has been a total of 4,566 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Wednesday 17th March, the HPSC has been notified of 582 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 228,796* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 290 are men / 291 are women
- 74% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 32 years old
- 156 in Dublin, 23 in Meath, 19 in Donegal, 15 in Louth, 14 in Kildare and the remaining 198 cases are spread across 20 other counties. **
As of 8am today, 345 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 83 are in ICU. There were 24 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 15, 620,580 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 455,182 people have received their first dose
- 165,398 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.
*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 confirmed case. The figure of 228,796 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 17 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today's cases (to midnight 17Mar2021)||5 day moving average (to midnight 17Mar2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (04Mar2021 to 17Mar2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (04Mar2021 to 17Mar2021)|
~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 76.3
- 5-day moving average 489