Friday, February 26, 2021

The number of Carlow cases of Covid-19 rose by 13 on Friday evening among 776 cases nationally.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today also been notified of 29 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

17 of these deaths occurred in February, and 12 occurred in January.

The median age of those who died was 77 years and the age range was 29 – 95 years.

There has been a total of 4,300 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Thursday 25th February, the HPSC has been notified of 776 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 218,251* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 394 are men / 379 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 34 years old
  • 278 in Dublin, 69 in Galway, 57 in Meath, 52 in Kildare, 48 in Donegal and the remaining 272 cases are spread across all other counties. **


As of 8am today, 574 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 136 are in ICU. 24 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.


As of February 23, 373,280 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:


  • 238,841 people have received their first dose
  • 134,439 people have received their second dose



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