This evening, the Department of Health confirmed 45 additional deaths relating to Covid-19.
41 of of today's cases occurred in February while 4 took place last month.
41 of these deaths occurred in February, 4 in January.
— Department of Health (@roinnslainte) February 23, 2021
As of midnight this morning, there have been 575 confirmed new cases of the virus.
Of today's cases, 68% are under 45 years of age.
The median age is 32 years old.
Most of today's cases were identified in Dublin, where there are 218 new cases.
Elsewhere, there are 38 new cases in Galway, 35 in Louth, 27 in Limerick and 26 in Westmeath.
The remaining 231 cases are spread across all other counties.
Meanwhile, there have been 37 additional hospitalisations in the past twenty-four hours.
In total, there are 693 Covid-19 patients in hospitals - 150 of whom are in intensive care.
The 14 Day incident rate is 240.4 per 100,000 population.
As of Saturday the 2oth of February 130,423 people in Ireland have received both doses of Covid-19 vaccine.
Meanwhile, 219,899 have been administered their first dose.