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latest figures Coronavirus Ireland: 539 new cases, 14 further deaths

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Dr Ronan Glynn, deputy chief medical officer, Department of Health. Photo: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Dr Ronan Glynn, deputy chief medical officer, Department of Health. Photo: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Dr Ronan Glynn, deputy chief medical officer, Department of Health. Photo: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

There has been 14 further deaths linked to Covid-19 and 539 new cases of the virus in Ireland, the Department of Health has confirmed.

Nine deaths occurred in March, one occurred in February and four in January or earlier, bringing the death toll to 4,419.

There is now a total of 222,69 confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today, 245 are in Dublin, 42 in Meath, 29 in Kildare, 26 in Limerick, 24 in Cork and the remaining 173 cases are spread across 19 other counties,

As of 8am today, 414 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 101 are in ICU. A total of 22 additional hospitalisations occurred in the past 24 hours.

As of March 3rd, 474,645 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland, with 328,598 people receiving their first dose and 146,047 people receiving their second dose.


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