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COVID-19: 744 new cases, 33 further deaths in Ireland

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

05:50 16 Feb 2021


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There have been 33 additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 744 new confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) says 31 of these deaths happened in February and two in January.

The median age of those who died was 81, while the age range was between 42 and 105 years.

There has been a total of 3,980 COVID-19 related deaths here and 211,113 confirmed cases.

These figures include the denotification of 33 confirmed cases and one death.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 373 are male/ 366 are female
  • 68% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31 years old

There are 301 cases in Dublin, 77 in Galway, 37 in Waterford, 36 in Offaly and 32 in Kildare.

The remaining 261 cases are spread across all other counties.

As of 8.00am, 861 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised - of which 159 are in ICU.

There have been 51 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

In terms of the vaccine, as of February 13th, 268,551 doses have been administered.

This breaks down as 176,926 people who have received their first dose, and 91,625 people have received their second.


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