Coronavirus: 14 further deaths and 368 new cases

Coronavirus: 14 further deaths and 368 new cases

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 14 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

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

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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, March 29, 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 27 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.

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