Thursday, March 4th – 5.55pm – 39 further deaths – 462 new cases reported nationally
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been informed that 25 further people diagnosed with Covid-19 have died in Ireland. (13 deaths occurred in February and 6 date back to January or before)
There have been 4,396 deaths associated with the virus to date. *The figure includes “probable and possible” deaths.
An additional 462 new cases have been identified nationally bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Ireland since the outbreak began to 221,649.
*10 new cases have been reported in Clare.
The total number of cases reported in the county since the beginning of the crisis stands at 4,628. (The figure does not include cases confirmed today).
*The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.
Latest figures from the Central Statistics Office have confirmed that there have been 98 Covid-related deaths in Clare.
National Vaccination Update
As of February 27th, 446,474 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
303,550 people have received their first dose
142,924 people have received their second dose
**All data is provisional and subject to ongoing validation.