Department of Health
Published on 23 March 2021
Last updated on 24 March 2021
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 24 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
12 deaths occurred in March, 10 in February and 2 in January.
The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 49 - 100 years.
There has been a total of 4,610* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 deaths. The figure of 4,610 deaths reflects this.)
As of midnight Monday 22 March, the HPSC has been notified of 371 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 231,484* * confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
(* *Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 6 confirmed cases. The figure of 231,484 confirmed cases reflects this.)
Of the cases notified today:
As of 8am today, 357 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 76 are in ICU. There have been 25 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of last Saturday (20 March), there have been 675,946 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
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