Michael Staines
Michael Staines

17.43 12 Mar 2021


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A further 10 coronavirus-related deaths have been announced alongside 646 new confirmed cases.

Four of the deaths happened this month with one in February, one in January and four still under investigation.

It takes the death toll in Ireland to 4,518 and the national case total to 225,820.

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The totals account for the denotification of one death and five previously confirmed cases.

This morning, there were 344 COVID-19 patients in hospital, with 87 people in intensive care with their symptoms.

Of the cases announced this evening, 243 were in Dublin with 45 in Meath, 35 in Galway, 34 in Offaly and the rest spread across 20 other counties.

The 14-day coronavirus rate in Ireland. Image: Department of Health

The 14-day rate of the virus in Ireland now stands at 159.3 cases per 100,000 people.

Longford still has the highest rate in the country, with Offaly in second place.

Four counties now have 14-day rates higher than 200 – down from the seven counties record on Monday.

Coronavirus vaccine administration Ireland. Image: Department of Health

As of Tuesday, a total of 553,161 vaccine doses had been administered across the country.

Some 396,089 people had received their first dose, while 157,072 people were fully vaccinated.

Of the 98,308 tests carried out in the past seven days, 3.7% came back positive.


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