THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 30 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Of the deaths, 12 occurred in March, 13 in February, 4 in January and one is under investigation.
There has been a total of 4,452 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Monday 8th March, the HPSC has been notified of 311 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 223,957* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 159 are men / 149 are women
- 64% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 34 years old
- 135 in Dublin, 29 in Kildare, 21 in Cork, 18 in Limerick, 14 in Louth and the remaining 94 cases are spread across 16 other counties**.
As of 8am today, 397 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 95 are in ICU. There were 24 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 6th, 523,069 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 373,149 people have received their first dose
- 149,920 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 5 confirmed cases. The figure of 223,957 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 08 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
(to midnight 08Mar2021)
|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 70.1
- 5-day moving average 466