Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 21st February

February 21, 2021 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been informed of 1 additional death among people with COVID-19 in Ireland. There have now been 4,136 deaths of people with COVID-19 in Ireland.  679 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. As of 8am today, 744 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 148 are in ICU. There have been 45 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

There have now been 215,057 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland

Numbers of people vaccinated:

As of last Thursday (18 February), there have been 326,515 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

  • 205,995 people have received their first dose
  • 120,520 people have received their second dose

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community. The dashboard also now includes information on total vaccines administered (1st dose).

If YOU or SOMEONE YOU KNOW are struggling and need help check out the local help/support available on our dedicated COVID-19 page.

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