#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 5°C Monday 8 March 2021
Advertisement

Coronavirus: 47 deaths and 901 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this evening.

Deputy chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn
Deputy chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn
Image: Sasko Lazarov/Rollingnews.ie

A FURTHER 901 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Ireland, the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) has said this evening.

In a statement, it said that a further 47 people confirmed to have Covid-19 have died.

44 of these deaths happened in February, two happened in January and one in December. 

The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland is 4,082, and the total number of confirmed cases is now at 212,647.

Of the cases notified today:

473 are men and 422 are women
65% are under 45 years of age
The median age is 36 years old
437 cases are in Dublin, 49 are in Limerick, 43 are in Galway, 39 are in Kildare, 32 are in Meath and the remaining 301 cases are spread across all other counties.

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support us now

As of 8am today, 771 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 151 are in ICU. There have been 48 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of 15 February, 280,581 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland. A total of 182,193 people have received their first dose and 98,388 people have received their second dose.

Read next:

COMMENTS (132)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel