Latest update on confirmed cases and deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today, Tuesday, March 23 been notified of 24 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
12 deaths occurred in March, 10 in February and 2 in January.
The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 49 - 100 years.
There has been a total of 4,610* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Monday 22nd March, the HPSC has been notified of 371 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 231,484** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
183 are men / 187 are women
75% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 30 years old
151 in Dublin, 31 in Offaly, 27 in Donegal, 25 in Galway, 21 in Meath and the remaining 116 cases are spread across 16 other counties***.
As of 8am today, 357 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 76 are in ICU. 25 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 20th 2021, 675,946 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 492,106 people have received their first dose
- 183,840 people have received their second dose
*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 deaths. The figure of 4,610 deaths reflects this.
**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 6 confirmed cases. The figure of 231,484 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.