Covid-19: 28 further deaths, 763 new cases of Covid-19

Friday, February 19
David Brophy


There have been 28 further deaths associated with Covid-19 notified to the Department of Health today.

However, one of the deaths reported today was from January,

As of 8am today, 754 patients in hospital have Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, 151 of which are in ICU. 

There were 46 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

The Department of Health said that the median age of those who died was 79 years, ranging from age 32 to 97 years.

New Cases

763 additional new cases of the coronavirus were reported today.

There were 251 new cases in Dublin, 84 in Galway, 57 in Kildare, 47 in Limerick, 42 in Waterford and the remaining 282 cases are spread across all other counties.

Vaccinations

The latest available figures on vaccinations are from Tuesday 16th February.

293,752 vaccine doses have been administered so far. 187,893 people have received their first dose, and 105,859 people have received their second dose.