Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 25th March

March 25, 2021 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19. As of midnight Wednesday 24 March, the HPSC has been notified of 606 confirmed cases of COVID-19.  Of the deaths reported today, 2 occurred in March and 1 in February. There has been a total of 4,631 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

There has now been a total of 232,758 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 298 are men and 305 are women
  • 75% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 33 years old
  • 249 in Dublin, 57 in Donegal, 39 in Kildare, 32 in Meath, 31 in Louth and the remaining 198 cases are spread across all other counties

As of 8am today, 312 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 75 are in ICU. There have been 24 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Latest update on vaccines

As of last Monday (22 March), there have been 690,449 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

503,796 people have received their first dose
186,653 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 including daily data on Ireland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.

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