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Coronavirus: Three deaths and 313 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were announced in a statement from NPHET this evening.

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A FURTHER 313 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Ireland, the National Public Health Emergency Team has said this evening.

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

The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland is 2,120, and the total number of confirmed cases is now at 75,507*.

The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population nationwide is 81.2. There are 11 counties with incident rates per 100,000 higher than that national average: Donegal (230), Kilkenny (195), Louth (160), Carlow (156), Monaghan (138), Limerick (125), Wicklow (117), Longford (115), Mayo (99), Dublin (91), and Waterford (81.8).

As of 2pm today, 197 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 35 are in ICU. There have been 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 144 are men, and 169 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 35 years old
  • 70 in Dublin, 31 in Mayo, 21 in Kilkenny, 19 in Donegal, 18 in Laois and the remaining 154 cases are spread across 19 other counties.

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*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 9 confirmed cases. 

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