THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 18 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Of the deaths reported today, six occurred in March, seven in February and five in January.
There has been a total of 4,628 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Tuesday 23rd March, the HPSC has been notified of 683 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 232,164 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.*
Of the cases notified today:
- 324 are men / 359 are women
- 75% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 32 years old
- 308 in Dublin, 68 in Donegal, 49 in Kildare, 35 in Meath, 30 in Offaly and the remaining 193 cases are spread across 21 other counties**.
As of 8am today, 329 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 76 are in ICU. There were 18 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 21st 2021, 680,015 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 495,824 people have received their first dose
- 184,191 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 4 confirmed cases. The figure of 232,164 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 23 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
(to midnight 23Mar2021)
|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 83
- 5-day moving average 573