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Officials Announce 631 New Coronavirus Cases And 47 Further Deaths

Michael Staines
Michael Staines

05:49 10 Mar 2021


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Health officials have announced 631 new coronavirus cases, alongside 47 further deaths.

Some 14 of the deaths happened this month, with 18 in February and 15 in January.

It takes the death toll in Ireland to 4,499 and the national case total to 224,588.

This morning there were 370 COVID-19 patients in Irish hospitals, with 92 people in intensive care with their symptoms.

Of the cases announced this evening, 247 were in Dublin, with 50 in Kildare, 41 in Cork, 32 in Limerick and the rest spread across 20 other counties.

The 14-day coronavirus rate in Ireland. Image: Department of Health

The 14-day rate of the virus in Ireland now stands at 162.5 cases per 100,000 people.

Longford still has the highest 14-day rate in the country, followed by Offaly.

A total of six counties have 14-day rates higher than 200.

Vaccine administration figures Ireland. Image: Department of Health

As of Sunday, a total 525,768 vaccine doses had been administered in Ireland.

Some 375,521 people have received their first dose and 150,247 are fully vaccinated.


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