Department of Health
Published on 17 March 2021
Last updated on 19 March 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 17 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
9 deaths occurred in March, 4 in February, and 4 occurred in January or earlier.
The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 51 – 94 years.
There has been a total of 4,566* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 deaths. The figure of 4,566 deaths reflects this.)
As of midnight Tuesday 16 March, the HPSC has been notified of 557 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 228,215* * confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(* *Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 227,663 confirmed cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 8am today, 350 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 83 are in ICU. There have been 19 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of last Sunday (14 March), there have been 617,050 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
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