584 new cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed in the Republic this evening, with 20 additional Covid related deaths reported.
There were 26 new cases in Donegal, which now has a 14 day incidence rate of 262.6 cases per 100,000 people, substantially higher than the national figure of 158.1. The Donegal figure is 31 down on yesterday, but the county still has the second highest incidence rate in the country behind Offaly.
For the third day in a row, no new Covid related deaths have been reported in Northern Ireland today, with 181 new cases confirmed this afternoon.
Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team
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, 3 in February and 6 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 25th March, 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 23rd 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.
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 25 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today's cases (to midnight 25Mar2021)||5 day moving average (to midnight 25Mar2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (12Mar2021 to 25Mar2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (12Mar2021 to 25Mar2021)|
~The 5-day moving average of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers.
- 7-day incidence 85
- 5-day moving average 552