Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Kildare has had another 23 cases of COVID-19, the latest figures show this evening.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 45 additional deaths related to COVID-19. 41 of these deaths occurred in February and 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.

As of midnight, Monday 22 February, the HPSC has been notified of 575 confirmed cases of the virus. There is now a total of 216,300 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today 68% are under 45 years of age and the median age is 32 years old. 218 are 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.

It comes as Taoiseach Micheál Martin is due to give a live address to the nation after 6pm this evening, which will be followed by a press conference.

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 20th, 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

Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 death. The figure of 4,181 deaths reflects this.

Validation of data has also resulted in the denotification of 8 cases. The figure of 216,300 cases reflects this.

Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 22 February 2021):

County Today’s cases (to midnight 22Feb2021) 5 day moving average (to midnight 22Feb2021) 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (09Feb2021 to 22Feb2021) New Cases during last 14 days (09Feb2021 to 22Feb2021)
Ireland 575 737 240.4 11,448
Offaly 22 26 441.2 344
Monaghan 12 13 342.1 210
Dublin 218 271 339.4 4,573
Galway 38 52 330.5 853
Louth 35 29 296.4 382
Laois 10 15 295.2 250
Kildare 23 45 269.2 599
Waterford 20 24 263.4 306
Limerick 27 41 262.7 512
Mayo 15 25 255.2 333
Longford <5 6 254.4 104
Westmeath 26 17 253.5 225
Meath 23 26 242.5 473
Cavan 5 12 233.7 178
Carlow <5 7 209 119
Tipperary 10 23 180.5 288
Leitrim <5 3 174.8 56
Donegal 15 21 161.4 257
Wexford 6 8 157 235
Clare 12 13 149 177
Roscommon 10 6 122.4 79
Wicklow 8 13 113 161
Sligo 7 5 112.9 74
Kilkenny 0 8 97.8 97
Cork 23 24 91.6 497
Kerry <5 4 44.7 66

 

By Conor Forrest
Contact Newsdesk: 045 432147

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