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Coronavirus: 29 Further Deaths And 776 New Cases In Ireland

Stephen McNeice
Stephen McNeice

5:36 PM - 26 Feb 2021



There have been 776 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland.

29 further COVID-19 deaths have also been reported - 17 of which occurred in February, and 12 from January.

The age range of those who died was 29 - 95 years, while the median age was 77.

Of today's new cases, 278 were in Dublin, 69 in Galway, 57 in Meath, 52 in Kildare, 48 in Donegal and the remaining 272 cases were spread across all other counties.

As of this morning, there were 574 COVID-19 patients in Irish hospitals, including 136 in ICU.

The national 14-day incidence rate is now 223 per 100,000 population.

The latest vaccination figures, meanwhile, show that 238,841 people had received their first dose as of February 23rd, with 134,439 having received a second dose.

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


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