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Coronavirus: Nine deaths and 522 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn
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A FURTHER 522 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 nine people confirmed to have Covid-19 had died.

Four of these deaths occurred in March, three in February and one in January. 

The death toll from Covid-19 in Ireland is 4,405, and the total number of confirmed cases is now at 222,169.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 275 are men / 243 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 33 years old
  • 280 in Dublin, 28 in Meath, 28 in Kildare, 26 in Cork and 19 in Donegal and the remaining 141 cases are spread across 19 other counties.

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figures Source: Department of Health

426 people with Covid-19 are in hospital as of 8am today, of which 102 are in ICU. 

There have been 34 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours. 

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