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Latest figures for new cases of Covid and deaths revealed this evening

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Concern grows as Louth Covid-19 incidence rate rises

Coronavirus Covid-19

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 17 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

15 of these deaths occurred in February and 1 in December.

The median age of those who died was 80 years and the age range was 50-92 years.

There has been a total of 3,948 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Saturday 13th February, the HPSC has been notified of 788 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 209,582 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today:

409 are men / 371 are women
71% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 31 years old
315 in Dublin, 61 in Galway, 59 in Meath, 42 in Louth, 33 in Kildare and the remaining 278 cases are spread across all other counties.

As of 8am today, 899 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 160 are in ICU. 34 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of 11th February, 261,073 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

•           171,239 people have received their first dose;

•           89,834 people have received their second dose.