Department of Health
Published on 19 March 2021
Last updated on 19 March 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 10 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
9 deaths occurred in March, 1 date of death remains under investigation.
The median age of those who died was 75 years and the age range was 45 – 88 years.
There has been a total of 4,576 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight Thursday 18 March, the HPSC has been notified of 507 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 229,306* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(* Validation of data has resulted in the re-classification of 3 probable cases to confirmed status. The figure of 229,306 confirmed cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 8am today, 336 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 87 are in ICU. 43 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of last Tuesday (16 March), there have been 632,359 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
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