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Five day case average drops to four in Clare, as fewer than five additional cases notified in the Banner county


THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of fewer than five new cases in Clare along with 24 additional deaths related to Covid-19 nationally. 12 deaths occurred in March, 10 in February and 2 in January. The median age of those who died was 82 years and the age range was 49 – 100 years. There has been a total of 4,610* Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Monday, March 22, the HPSC has been notified of 371 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 231,484** confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 183 are men / 187 are women
  • 75% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 30 years old
  • 151 in Dublin, 31 in Offaly, 27 in Donegal, 25 in Galway, 21 in Meath and the remaining 116 cases are spread across 16 other counties***.

As of 8am today, 357 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 76 are in ICU. 25 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

As of March 20, 2021, 675,946 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

  • 492,106 people have received their first dose
  • 183,840 people have received their second dose

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