Coronavirus: One further death and 539 new cases

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of one additional death related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 4,667 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

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As of midnight Sunday, March 28, the HPSC has been notified of 539 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 235,078* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 235,078 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 288 are men and 249 are women
  • 73% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 32 years old
  • 262 in Dublin, 32 in Kildare, 30 in Westmeath, 26 in Galway, 21 in Meath, 21 in Offaly and the remaining 147 cases are spread across 20 other counties

As of 8am today, 331 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 70 are in ICU. There have been 19 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of last Friday (March 26), there have been 786,569 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

  • 567,023 people have received their first dose
  • 219,546 people have received their second dose

The COVID-19 data hub 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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