Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Less than five cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Carlow on Tuesday evening.

It comes as the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 45 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

41 of these deaths occurred in February, 4 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.

Of the 575 new cases notified today:

  • 272 are men / 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 8am today, 693 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 150 are in ICU. 37 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.


As of February 20, 350,322 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:


  • 219,899 people have received their first dose
  • 130,423 people have received their second dose


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