Covid: 45 deaths, 575 new cases with 15 in Mayo

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 45 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

Up to 41 of these deaths occurred in February and four in January.

The median age of those who died was 84 years and the age range was 55-104 years.

There has been a total of 4,181 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight on Monday the HPSC was notified of 575 new confirmed cases, bringing the total to 216,300.

They include 15 in Mayo, which has recorded 333 over the past two weeks.

The county's 14-day incidence rate is 255.2 - above the national average of 240.4.

Mayo's five-day moving average is 25.

Of the other cases notified today:

272 are men and 298 are women.

68% are under 45 years of age.

The median age is 32 years old.

218 in Dublin, 38 in Galway, 35 in Louth, 27 in Limerick, 26 in Westmeath and the remaining 231 cases are spread across 20 other counties

As of 8 a.m. today, 693 Covid-19 patients were hospitalised, 150 in ICU. There have been 37 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Numbers of people vaccinated

As of last Saturday (February 20), there have been 350,322 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:

219,899 people have received their first dose

130,423 people have received their second dose

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