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Coronavirus: 18 Further Deaths And 349 New Cases In Ireland

Stephen McNeice
Stephen McNeice

5:53 PM - 16 Mar 2021



There have been 349 new cases of coronavirus in the Republic.

A further 18 deaths related to COVID-19 have also been reported today.

17 of those deaths occurred in March, while one occurred in February.

The median age of those who died was 78 years, while the age range was 55 to 102 years.

Today’s new cases of the virus include 156 in Dublin, 23 in Meath, 19 in Donegal, 15 in Louth, 14 in Kildare and the remaining 122 cases are spread across all other counties.

Figures released by the HSE this morning showed there were 355 COVID-19 patients in Irish hospitals, including 88 in ICU.

The national 14-day incidence rate of the virus is now 148 per 100,000.

Latest figures show over 450,000 people had received at least a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Saturday.

Main image: File photo of Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn. Photo: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie


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