The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 17 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
9 deaths occurred in March, 4 in February, and 4 occurred in January or earlier.
The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 51 – 94 years.
There has been a total of 4,566 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Tuesday 16th March, the HPSC has been notified of 557 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 228,215** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
262 are men / 291 are women
74% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 29 years old
229 in Dublin, 58 in Kildare, 34 in Donegal, 31 in Meath, 24 in Tipperary and the remaining 181 cases are spread across all other counties.
As of 8am today, 350 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 83 are in ICU. 19 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 14th, 617,050 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
452,554 people have received their first dose;
164,496 people have received their second dose.
Leitrim recorded less than 5, has a five day moving average of 1, an incidence rate of 37.4 and 12 ijt he last fortnight
Roscommon recorded 8 new cases, Sligo 9, Longford 5, Cavan 13 and Donegal 34.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.