Department of Health
Published on 20 February 2021
Last updated on 21 February 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 26 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
24 of these deaths occurred in February, 1 in January and 1 in October.
The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 58-98 years.
There has been a total of 4,135 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Friday 19 February, the HPSC has been notified of 988 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 214,378* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 10 confirmed cases. The figure of 214,378 confirmed cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 8am today, 719 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 149 are in ICU. There have been 36 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of Wednesday 17 February, there have been 310,900 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
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