Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 12th October

October 12, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 1,827 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 11 October the HPSC has been notified of 825 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 43,351* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 2 confirmed cases. The figure of 43,351 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 426 are men / 392 are women
  • 78% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 30 years old
  • 254 in Dublin, 147 in Cork, 39 in Cavan, 38 in Donegal, 37 in Kildare and the remaining 310 cases are spread across 20 other counties

As of 2pm today, 224 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 32 are in ICU. There have been 20 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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