Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 14th December

December 14, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,126 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 13th December, the HPSC has been notified of 264 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There is now a total of 76,449 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today;

  • 128 are men / 134 are women
  • 65% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 36 years old
  • 79 in Dublin, 24 in Donegal, 19 in Kerry, 18 in Limerick, 14 in Kildare, 14 in Wexford and the remaining 96 cases are spread across 16 other counties.

As of 2pm today 215 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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