research product . 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic: Report of Coroner's Inquiries into Epidemiology and Total and Excess Mortality in the Community, Hospital and Nursing Home and Residential Care in the District of Kildare for the Year March 2020 to February 2021

Cusack, Denis A.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 09 Apr 2021
  • Publisher: Coroner's Office, District of Kildare
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
All Covid-19 deaths, all nursing home and residential home deaths and deaths due to an adverse drug reaction must by law in Ireland be reported to the Coroner, the independent Judicial Officer of the State, in the District in which they occur. From 11th March 2020, when the first Covid-19 death occurred in Ireland, to 28th February 2021 there were 4,443 Covid-19 deaths nationally of which 230 (5%) were reported in Kildare with 163 (71%) of these deaths occurring in nursing and residential homes. The clinical epidemiology and documented excess mortality of the reported deaths are chronicled and analysed in this second report for three distinct periods of March to...
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free text keywords: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Epidemiology, Exess mortality, Demographics, Residential care facilities, County Kildare, Long-term effects, Post-COVID-19 conditions, Vaccination side-effects, Death certification, Death notification, Bereavement
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