Stephen Stokes

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Coronavirus: 368 Cases; 14 Deaths Reported Today

National news updates on Tuesday 30th March.

Latest Figures:

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today 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

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 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.

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

 

County

 

Today's cases**

(to midnight 29Mar2021)

 

5-Day Moving Average of New Cases

 

14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(to 29Mar2021)

 

New Cases during last 14 days

(to 29Mar2021)

 

Ireland

 

368

 

543

 

164.1

 

7816

 

Offaly

 

19

 

25

 

474.6

 

370

 

Donegal

 

13

 

28

 

278.9

 

444

 

Dublin

 

127

 

223

 

246

 

3315

 

Kildare

 

34

 

38

 

227

 

505

 

Westmeath

 

11

 

21

 

221.9

 

197

 

Meath

 

26

 

28

 

216.9

 

423

 

Longford

 

<5

 

5

 

208

 

85

 

Laois

 

7

 

15

 

187.7

 

159

 

Tipperary

 

16

 

16

 

172.4

 

275

 

Cavan

 

8

 

12

 

158.8

 

121

 

Louth

 

12

 

14

 

154.4

 

199

 

Wexford

 

10

 

15

 

145.6

 

218

 

Roscommon

 

0

 

3

 

127

 

82

 

Waterford

 

<5

 

7

 

116.2

 

135

 

Galway

 

<5

 

16

 

113.2

 

292

 

Wicklow

 

13

 

16

 

113

 

161

 

Limerick

 

21

 

19

 

105.7

 

206

 

Carlow

 

6

 

3

 

105.4

 

60

 

Leitrim

 

<5

 

2

 

68.7

 

22

 

Mayo

 

5

 

9

 

68.2

 

89

 

Clare

 

<5

 

5

 

61.4

 

73

 

Sligo

 

0

 

0

 

59.5

 

39

 

Monaghan

 

5

 

3

 

48.9

 

30

 

Kilkenny

 

0

 

2

 

45.3

 

45

 

Cork

 

14

 

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