UPDATE: 14 deaths and 368 new cases of Covid reported on Tuesday, March 30

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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

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

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today, Tuesday, March 30 been notified of 14 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

12 deaths occurred in March, 1 in February and 1 in January.

The median age of those who died was 83 years and the age range was 68 - 97 years.

There has been a total of 4,681 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Monday 29th March, the HPSC has been notified of 368 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 235,444* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

181 are men / 182 are women
67% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 34 years old
127 in Dublin, 34 in Kildare, 26 in Meath, 21 in Limerick, 19 in Offaly and the remaining 141 cases are spread across 18 other counties**.

As of 8am today, 310 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 67 are in ICU. 29 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of March 27th 2021, 802,502 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

- 577,641 people have received their first dose
- 224,861 people have received their second dose
 

* Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 235,444 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.