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Eight new cases of Covid-19 diagnosed in Clare

THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of eight additional cases of Covid-19 in Clare and 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, February 25, 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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