COVID-19: Three Further Deaths...


COVID-19: Three Further Deaths And 525 New Cases Reported


05:43 7 Mar 2021

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There have been three further deaths related to COVID-19 and 525 new cases confirmed this evening by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).

One death occurred in March and one in January, while another death is under investigation.

The latest figures bring the total amount of cases here to 223,219, while the number of coronavirus-related deaths stands at 4,422.

Of the latest cases, 74% are under 45 years of age, while the median age is 31 years old.

Regarding the nationwide distribution of cases, 214 are in Dublin, 37 in Meath, 28 in Offaly, 28 in Limerick and 25 in Wicklow.

The remaining 193 cases are spread across 19 other counties.

As of 8am today, 423 people are now receiving treatment in hospital for the virus after 14 new admissions in the past 24 hours.

Of those patients, 103 are in ICU, up from 101 yesterday.

The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 of the population now stands at 172.3.

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 06 March 2021)

As of March 4th, 493,873 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland.

346,256 people have been administered their first dose, which 147,617 people have received their second dose.

Main image: Dr Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health. Photo: Sam Boal/

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