Department of Health
Published on 18 February 2021
Last updated on 19 February 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 47 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
44 of these deaths occurred in February, 2 occurred in January and 1 in December.
The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 51 - 99 years.
There has been a total of 4,082* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 death. The figure of 4,082 deaths reflects this.)
As of midnight Wednesday 17 February, the HPSC has been notified of 901 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 212,647* * confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(* *Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 5 confirmed cases. The figure of 212,647 cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 8am today, 771 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 151 are in ICU. There have been 48 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of Monday 15 February, there have been 280,581 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
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