Department of Health
Published on 9 February 2021
Last updated on 10 February 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 68 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
50 of these deaths occurred in February, 15 occurred in January and 2 in December. There is 1 death where the date of death is under investigation.
The median age of those who died was 85 years and the age range was 43-96 years.
There has been a total of 3,752* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 deaths. The figure of 3,752 deaths reflects this.)
As of midnight Monday 8 February, the HPSC has been notified of 556 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 204,940* * confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(* *Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 13 cases. The figure of 204,940 cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 8am today, 1,104 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 182 are in ICU. There have been 54 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of 6 February, 236,996 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
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