Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 16th November

November 16, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5 additional deaths related to COVID-19.  There has been a total of 1,984 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 15 November, the HPSC has been notified of 456 confirmed cases of COVID-19. All deaths reported today occurred in November.

There has now been a total of 68,356* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 confirmed cases. The figure of 68,356 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 199 are men and 257 are women
  • 69% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 34 years old
  • 105 in Dublin, 85 in Limerick, 43 in Cork, 38 in Meath, 25 in Clare and the remaining 160 cases are spread across 21 other counties

As of 2pm today, 274 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. There have been 10 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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