THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 18 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Of the deaths, 17 occurred in March, and one in February.
The median age of those who died was 78 years and the age range was 55-102 years.
There has been a total of 4,552 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Monday 15th March, the HPSC has been notified of 349 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There has now been a total of 227,663* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 172 are men / 177 are women
- 70% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 33 years old
- 156 in Dublin, 23 in Meath, 19 in Donegal, 15 in Louth, 14 in Kildare and the remaining 122 cases are spread across all other counties. **
As of 8am today, 355 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 88 are in ICU. There were 36 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 13th, 615,934 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 451,589 people have received their first dose
- 164,345 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 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 227,663 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 15 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
(to midnight 15Mar2021)
|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 78.1
- 5-day moving average is 499