UPDATE: 18 deaths and 349 new Covid-19 infections reported on Tuesday, March 16

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 18 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

17 deaths occurred in March, and 1 in February.

The median age of those who died was 78 years and the age range was 55 – 102 years.

There has been a total of 4,552 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Monday 15th March, the HPSC has been notified of 349 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 227,663* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

172 are men / 177 are women
70% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 33 years old
156 in Dublin, 23 in Meath, 19 in Donegal, 15 in Louth, 14 in Kildare and the remaining 122 cases are spread across all other counties. **

As of 8am today, 355 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 88 are in ICU. 36 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hurs.1

As of March 13th, 615,934 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

- 451,589 people have received their first dose
- 164,345 people have received their second dose

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 227,663 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.

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