Covid-19: Four virus-related deaths and 2,032 cases – BBC


BBC News NI outlines the latest data on coronavirus and Covid-19 vaccinations across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Four more Covid-19-related deaths have been reported in Northern Ireland on Saturday.
The total number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in Northern Ireland since the start of the pandemic is 3,250.
Deaths are measured by recording those who died within 28 days of receiving a positive result in a test for coronavirus.
Another 2,032 cases of coronavirus were reported on Saturday, down from 2,270 cases on Friday.
There were 467 patients with Covid-19 in hospitals in Northern Ireland on Friday, down from 483 on Thursday.
As of Friday, one Covid patient is receiving intensive care.
Last updated 12 March at 14:00 GMT
Source: Department of Health Northern Ireland
A total of 3,737,072 vaccines for Covid-19 have been administered in Northern Ireland as of Saturday.
A total of 1,421,281 people have had their first dose and 1,326,291 have had their second dose, while 20,458 third doses have been administered.
A total of 969,042 booster jabs have been administered as of Saturday.
Last updated 12 March at 14:00 GMT
Source: Department of Health Northern Ireland
The total number of Covid-19-related deaths in the Republic of Ireland since the start of the pandemic is 6,611 as of Friday.
This figure, which is subject to revision, includes "probable and possible" Covid-19-linked deaths.
Another 9,186 PCR test-confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported in the Republic of Ireland on Friday, up from 4,065 cases on Thursday.
In addition, 6,752 people registered a positive antigen test on Friday.
There were 895 patients with Covid in hospitals in the Republic of Ireland on Saturday morning, down from 907 on Friday.
There were 41 patients with Covid-19 in hospital intensive care units on Saturday, up from from 37 on Friday.
Last updated 12 March
Source: Department of Health Ireland
A total of 7,806,884 vaccines for Covid-19 (excluding boosters) had been administered in the Republic of Ireland as of 10 March.
A total of 3,820,287 people have had their first dose and 3,747,044 have had their second dose, while 239,553 single-dose vaccines have been administered.
A total of 2,852,206 booster jabs had been administered as of Thursday.
Last updated 10 March
Source: Department of Health Ireland
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