10 deaths and 646 new covid infections reported on Friday, March 12

Leitrim Observer Reporter

Reporter:

Leitrim Observer Reporter

Latest update on Covid-19 confirmed cases and deaths in Ireland

Latest update on Covid-19 confirmed cases and deaths in Ireland

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 10 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

4 deaths occurred in March, 1 in February, 1 in January and 4 are under investigation.

The median age of those who died was 67 years and the age range was 41 - 83 years.

There has been a total of 4,518* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Thursday 11th March, the HPSC has been notified of 646 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 225,820** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

311 are men / 332 are women
74% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 30 years old
243 in Dublin, 80 in Kildare, 45 in Meath, 35 in Galway, 34 in Offaly and the remaining 209 cases are spread across 20 other counties***.
 

As of 8am today, 344 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 87 are in ICU. 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

 

As of March 9th, 553,161 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

396,089 people have received their first dose
157,072 people have received their second dose
 

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 death. The figure of 4,518 confirmed cases reflects this.

 

**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 5 confirmed cases. The figure of 225,820 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.