Michelle Murphy

I Don't Wanna Talk It Over

Coronavirus: 18 Deaths; 761 Confirmed Cases Reported Today

National news updates on Thursday 1st April.

Latest Figures:

 

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 18 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

Of the deaths reported today 11 occurred in March and 7 occurred in February.

The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 59 - 95 years.

There has been a total of 4,705 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Wednesday 31st March, the HPSC has been notified of 761 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 236,600* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

383 are men / 373 are women

72% are under 45 years of age

The median age is 33 years old

372 in Dublin, 55 in Meath, 43 in Cork, 40 in Kildare, 38 in Offaly and the remaining 213 cases are spread across 19 other counties**.

As of 8am today, 274 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 63 are in ICU. 18 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of March 29th 2021, 819,676 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

590,688 people have received their first dose

228,988 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.

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 31 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County

 

Today's cases (to midnight 31Mar2021)

 

5 day moving average (to midnight 31Mar2021)

 

14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (18Mar2021 to 31Mar2021)

 

New Cases during last 14 days (18Mar2021 to 31Mar2021)

 

Ireland

 

761

 

536

 

164.9

 

7,851

 

Offaly

 

38

 

24

 

509.2

 

397

 

Donegal

 

14

 

24

 

281.4

 

448

 

Dublin

 

372

 

223

 

247.6

 

3,336

 

Westmeath

 

21

 

19

 

236.6

 

210

 

Meath

 

55

 

30

 

222

 

433

 

Kildare

 

40

 

34

 

220.2

 

490

 

Laois

 

16

 

15

 

210.2

 

178

 

Longford

 

5

 

4

 

203.1

 

83

 

Tipperary

 

16

 

16

 

163.6

 

261

 

Louth

 

27

 

16

 

162.2

 

209

 

Cavan

 

11

 

12

 

160.2

 

122

 

Wexford

 

11

 

14

 

149.6

 

224

 

Roscommon

 

<5

 

3

 

113.1

 

73

 

Limerick

 

28

 

18

 

105.7

 

206

 

Galway

 

20

 

16

 

104.6

 

270

 

Waterford

 

7

 

4

 

103.3

 

120

 

Wicklow

 

0

 

9

 

101.8

 

145

 

Mayo

 

15

 

10

 

85.8

 

112

 

Carlow

 

<5

 

3

 

77.3

 

44

 

Leitrim

 

<5

 

2

 

68.7

 

22

 

Monaghan

 

6

 

5

 

60.3

 

37

 

Clare

 

<5

 

6

 

55.5

 

66

 

Cork

 

43

 

22

 

48.4

 

263

 

Sligo

 

<5

 

0

 

42.7

 

28

 

Kilkenny

 

0

 

1

 

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