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Coronavirus: 12 deaths and 1,024 new cases confirmed in Ireland

NPHET confirmed the latest figures in a statement this evening.

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A FURTHER 1,024 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Ireland, the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) has said this evening.

In a statement, it said that a further 12 people confirmed to have Covid-19 have died.

The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland is 3,686, and the total number of confirmed cases is now at 203,568. Validation of HSPC data has led to the denotification of 4 confirmed cases.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 490 are men / 533 are women
  • 65% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 35 years old
  • 380 are in Dublin, 70 in Meath, 63 in Cork, 55 in Galway, 48 in Limerick and the remaining 408 cases are spread across all other counties*

As of 2pm today, 1,204 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 178 are in ICU. There have been 35 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

The new five-day moving average is 1,044.8, with a 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population now at 338.2.

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*County data is considered provisional as the method of reporting is dynamic, and are constantly being validated and updated.

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