The Department of Health has confirmed 9 additional death linked to Covid-19.
4 deaths occurred this month, 3 happened in February and 1 in January.
4 deaths occurred in March, 3 in February & 1 in January.
Median age was 82 years & age range was 69-94 years.
There has been a total of 4,405 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
— Department of Health (@roinnslainte) March 5, 2021
As of midnight last night, there have been 522 confirmed new cases of the virus in Ireland.
67% of today's confirmed cases are under 45 years of age.
The median age is 33 years old.
Most of today's cases were identified in Dublin, where there are 280 new cases.
Elsewhere, there are 28 new cases in Kildare, 26 in Cork and 18 in Donegal.
The remaining 141 cases are spread across all other counties.
Meanwhile, there have been 34 additional hospitalisations in the past twenty-four hours.
In total, there are 426 Covid-19 patients in hospitals - 102 of whom are in intensive care.
The 14 Day incident rate is 185.1 per 100,000 population.
As of Monday, 144,581 people have received both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.