Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 10th February

February 10, 2021 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 54 additional deaths related to COVID-19. As of midnight Tuesday 9 February, the HPSC has been notified of 1,006 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 45 of these deaths occurred in February, 5 occurred in January and 4 are still under investigation. The median age of those who died was 86 years and the age range was 48 – 104 years. There has been a total of 3,794* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 12 deaths. The figure of 3,794 deaths reflects this.)

There has now been a total of 205,939* * confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(* *Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 7 cases. The figure of 205,939 cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 476 are men and 524 are women
  • 65% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 35 years old
  • 516 in Dublin, 63 in Cork, 46 in Galway, 43 in Meath, 36 in Louth and the remaining 302 cases are spread across all other counties

As of 8am today, 1,032 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 173 are in ICU. There have been 40 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community. The dashboard also now includes information on total vaccines administered (1st dose).

If YOU or SOMEONE YOU KNOW are struggling and need help check out the local help/support available on our dedicated COVID-19 page.

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