368 new cases of Covid, 13 in Donegal

368 new cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed in the Republic this evening, with 14 additional Covid related deaths reported.

There were 13 new cases in Donegal, which now has a 14 day incidence rate of 278.9 cases per 100,000 people, substantially higher than the national figure of 164.1.

Five new Covid related deaths have been reported in Northern Ireland today, with 151 new cases confirmed this afternoon.

Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 14 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

12 deaths occurred in March, 1 in February and 1 in January.

The median age of those who died was 83 years and the age range was 68 - 97 years.

There has been a total of 4,681 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Monday 29th March, the HPSC has been notified of 368 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 235,444* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 181 are men / 182 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 34 years old
  • 127 in Dublin, 34 in Kildare, 26 in Meath, 21 in Limerick, 19 in Offaly and the remaining 141 cases are spread across 18 other counties**.

As of 8am today, 310 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 67 are in ICU. 29 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of March 27th 2021, 802,502 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 577,641 people have received their first dose
  • 224,861 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 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 235,444 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 29 March 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

County Today's cases**

(to midnight 29Mar2021)

5-Day Moving Average of New Cases 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(to 29Mar2021)

New Cases during last 14 days

(to 29Mar2021)

Ireland 368 543 164.1 7816
Offaly 19 25 474.6 370
Donegal 13 28 278.9 444
Dublin 127 223 246 3315
Kildare 34 38 227 505
Westmeath 11 21 221.9 197
Meath 26 28 216.9 423
Longford <5 5 208 85
Laois 7 15 187.7 159
Tipperary 16 16 172.4 275
Cavan 8 12 158.8 121
Louth 12 14 154.4 199
Wexford 10 15 145.6 218
Roscommon 0 3 127 82
Waterford <5 7 116.2 135
Galway <5 16 113.2 292
Wicklow 13 16 113 161
Limerick 21 19 105.7 206
Carlow 6 3 105.4 60
Leitrim <5 2 68.7 22
Mayo 5 9 68.2 89
Clare <5 5 61.4 73
Sligo 0 0 59.5 39
Monaghan 5 3 48.9 30
Kilkenny 0 2 45.3 45
Cork 14 17 41.1 223
Kerry 6 2 32.5 48

~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 84.1
  • 5-day moving average 543