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Coronavirus: 10 Further Deaths And 507 New Cases Confirmed

National news updates on Friday 19th March.

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

9 deaths occurred in March, 1 date of death remains under investigation.

The median age of those who died was 75 years and the age range was 45 – 88 years.

There has been a total of 4,576 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Thursday 18th March, the HPSC has been notified of 507 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There is now a total of 229,306* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today: 249 are men / 255 are women 70% are under 45 years of age The median age is 33 years old 216 in Dublin, 40 in Kildare, 29 in Galway, 24 in Offaly, 18 in Tipperary, and the remaining 180 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

** As of 8am today, 336 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 87 are in ICU.

43 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of March 16th, 632,359 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

463,500 people have received their first dose 168,859 people have received their second dose The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community including daily data on Ireland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.

* Validation of data has resulted in the re-classification of 3 probable cases to confirmed status. The figure of 229,306 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. Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 18 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

County

 

Today's cases**

(to midnight 18Mar2021)

 

5-Day Moving Average of New Cases

 

14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(to 18Mar2021)

 

New Cases during last 14 days

(to 18Mar2021)

 

Ireland

 

507

 

513

 

150.5

 

7165

 

Offaly

 

24

 

14

 

364.3

 

284

 

Longford

 

15

 

5

 

278.9

 

114

 

Kildare

 

40

 

35

 

243.6

 

542

 

Dublin

 

216

 

219

 

222.4

 

2996

 

Meath

 

17

 

31

 

215.3

 

420

 

Carlow

 

7

 

10

 

163.4

 

93

 

Donegal

 

16

 

19

 

163.3

 

260

 

Louth

 

7

 

13

 

142.8

 

184

 

Tipperary

 

18

 

22

 

138.5

 

221

 

Westmeath

 

5

 

9

 

137.4

 

122

 

Galway

 

29

 

27

 

130.6

 

337

 

Limerick

 

11

 

12

 

128.3

 

250

 

Roscommon

 

6

 

6

 

122.4

 

79

 

Waterford

 

10

 

11

 

119.6

 

139

 

Wexford

 

15

 

13

 

108.2

 

162

 

Wicklow

 

12

 

12

 

103.2

 

147

 

Sligo

 

6

 

5

 

90

 

59

 

Mayo

 

<5

 

2

 

87.4

 

114

 

Laois

 

16

 

6

 

83.8

 

71

 

Cavan

 

<5

 

8

 

81.4

 

62

 

Monaghan

 

<5

 

3

 

76.6

 

47

 

Kerry

 

7

 

7

 

61.6

 

91

 

Clare

 

5

 

6

 

57.2

 

68

 

Cork

 

15

 

14

 

46.1

 

250

 

Kilkenny

 

<5

 

3

 

42.3

 

42

 

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