COVID-19: Nine Further Deaths,...


COVID-19: Nine Further Deaths, 522 New Cases

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

06:32 5 Mar 2021

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There have been nine additional deaths related to COVID-19 and 522 new confirmed cases here.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) said four of the deaths were in March, three in February and one in January.

There is one case where the date of death is under investigation.

The median age of those who died was 82 years, and the age range was from 69-94 years.

There has been a total of 4,405 COVID-19 related deaths and 222,169 cases in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 275 are men / 243 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 33 years old

There are 280 cases in Dublin, 28 in Meath, 28 in Kildare, 26 in Cork and 19 in Donegal.

The remaining 141 cases are spread across 19 other counties.

As of 8.00am today, 426 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised - of which 102 are in ICU.

There have been 34 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

While as of March 2nd, 460,637 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.

Some 316,056 people have received their first dose, and 144,581 have got their second dose.

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