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Covid-19: 39 Additional Deaths And 462 New Cases


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The Department of Health has confirmed 39 additional death linked to Covid-19.

10 deaths occurred this month, 12 happened in February, 14 in January and three happened earlier.

As of midnight last night, there have been 462 confirmed new cases of the virus in Ireland.

69%  of today's confirmed cases are under 45 years of age.

The median age is 31 years old.

Most of today's cases were identified in Dublin, where there are 207 new cases.

Elsewhere, there are 29 new cases in Cork, 26 in Meath, 20 in Kildare and 18 in Galway.

The remaining 162 cases are spread across all other counties.

Meanwhile, there have been 26 additional hospitalisations in the past twenty-four hours.

In total, there are 460 Covid-19 patients in hospitals - 107 of whom are in intensive care.

The 14 Day incident rate is 190.2 per 100,000 population.

As of Monday, 142,924 people have received both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Deputy CMO Report Stillbirths Associated With Covid-19

Meanwhile, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has reported "four preliminary reports of stillbirths" which may potentially be associated with Covid Placentits.

"These reports should be interpreted with caution as the coroners have not yet to conclude their findings," he said.

Dr Glynn requested privacy to those affected by the disease.

 


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