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Covid-19 Tuesday: 33 deaths, 744 new cases

February 16th, 2021 5:48 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of 8am today, 251 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 52 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 33 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

Of these deaths, 31 occurred in February and 2 in January.

The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 42-105 years.

There has been a total of 3,980* Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Monday 15th February, the HPSC has been notified of 744 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 211,113** confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 373 are male/ 366 are female
  • 68% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31 years old
  • 301 in Dublin, 77 in Galway, 37 in Waterford, 36 in Offaly, 32 in Kildare and the remaining 261 cases are spread across all other counties.***

 

As of 8am today, 861 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 159 are in ICU. There were 51 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

 

As of 13th February, 268,551 doses of the vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

 

  • 176,926 people have received their first dose
  • 91,625 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 1 death. The figure of 3,980 deaths reflects this.

 

**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 33 confirmed cases. The figure of 211,113 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 February 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today's cases**

(to midnight 15Feb2021)

5-Day Moving Average of New Cases 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(to 15Feb2021)

New Cases during last 14 days

(to 15Feb2021)

Ireland 744 870 269.3 12,825
Dublin 301 359 361.9 4,876
Galway 77 79 342.9 885
Waterford 37 22 321.9 374
Offaly 36 23 377.1 294
Kildare 32 40 278.6 620
Louth 28 25 325.9 420
Monaghan 23 13 461 283
Wexford 23 25 282.5 423
Mayo 22 23 265.9 347
Cork 20 40 151 820
Meath 20 35 296.3 578
Limerick 19 36 252.4 492
Tipperary 17 18 147.3 235
Clare 15 15 144.8 172
Laois 15 16 284.5 241
Carlow 13 11 339 193
Kilkenny 8 7 119.9 119
Westmeath 8 18 258 229
Wicklow 8 11 158 225
Leitrim 5 6 162.3 52
Roscommon 5 5 123.9 80
Sligo 5 6 174 114
Cavan <5 14 284.9 217
Donegal <5 14 189.7 302
Kerry <5 3 95.5 141
Longford <5 5 227.5 93

~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.

 

 

 

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