Ten More Deaths And 646 New Covid-19 Cases In Ireland

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has been notified of 10 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

Four of those deaths occurred in March, there was one death in February, another one in January while a further four are under investigation.

The median age of those who died was 67 years and the age range was 41 – 83 years. It brings to 4,518 the number of COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Thursday 11th March, the HPSC has been notified of 646 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 225,820** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 311 are men / 332 are women
  • 74% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 30 years old
  • 243 in Dublin, 80 in Kildare, 45 in Meath, 35 in Galway, 34 in Offaly and the remaining 209 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

As of 8am today, 344 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 87 are in ICU. 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of March 9th, 553,161 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 396,089 people have received their first dose
  • 157,072 people have received their second dose