Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 11th December

December 11, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,120 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Thursday 11 December, the HPSC has been notified of 313 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 75,507* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 9 confirmed cases. The figure of 75,507 confirmed cases reflects this.)

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

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

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