The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 10 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Four deaths occurred in March, one in February, one in January and four are under investigation.
The median age of those who died was 67 years and the age range was 41 – 83 years.
There has been a total of 4,518 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight on Thursday the HPSC was notified of 646 new confirmed cases, bringing the total to 225,820.
They include 10 in Mayo, the total reaching 176 for the past two weeks.
It gives the county a 14-day incidence rate of 134.9 – below the national average of 159.3.
Of the other cases notified today:
311 are men and 332 are women.
74% are under 45 years of age.
The median age is 30 years old.
243 in Dublin, 80 in Kildare, 45 in Meath, 35 in Galway, 34 in Offaly and the remaining 209 cases are spread across 20 other counties.
As of 8 a.m. today, 344 Covid-19 patients were hospitalised, 87 in ICU. There have been 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
Numbers of people vaccinated
As of last Tuesday (March 9), there have been 553,161 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland:
396,089 people have received their first dose.
157,072 people have received their second dose.