Department of Health
Published on 16 March 2021
Last updated on 18 March 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 18 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
17 deaths occurred in March, and 1 in February.
The median age of those who died was 78 years and the age range was 55 – 102 years.
There has been a total of 4,552 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Monday 15 March, the HPSC has been notified of 349 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 227,663* 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, 355 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 88 are in ICU. There have been 36 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of last Saturday (13 March), there have been 615,934 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
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