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Kildare County Council Recorded 279 Deaths Related To Covid-19

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Nationally 29% of virus-related deaths occurred in nursing homes

Between March 2020 & February 2022 Kildare County Council recorded 279 deaths related to Covid-19.

Almost one third of Covid-19 deaths recorded in Ireland, occurred in nursing homes.

That's according to new figures revealed by the Central Statistics Office.

59% of deaths related to the virus, occurred in general & orthopaedic hospitals.

Dublin City Council recorded the highest number of Covid-19 deaths, 951.

People aged 65 & over accounted for 91% of deaths recorded.

Leitrim County Council had the lowest number of deaths nationally, at 26.


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