Coronavirus: 20 further deaths and 584 new cases
THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 20 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
Of the deaths reported today, 11 occurred in March, three in February and six in January.
The median ages of those who died was 73 years respectively. The age range was 57-91 years.
There has been a total of 4,651 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Thursday, March 25, the HPSC has been notified of 584 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
There is now a total of 233,327 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.*
Of the cases notified today:
- 297 are men / 286 are women
- 72% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 34 years old
- 222 in Dublin, 44 in Kildare, 33 in Offaly, 31 in Meath, 29 in Westmeath and the remaining 225 cases are spread across 19 other counties**.
As of 8am today, 317 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 67 are in ICU. 25 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of March 23, 2021, 709,348 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 515,800 people have received their first dose
- 193,548 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 15 confirmed cases. The figure of 233,327 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.