Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 20th November

November 20, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,018 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Thursday 19 November, the HPSC has been notified of 330 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 69,802* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 confirmed case. The figure of 69,802 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 171 are men and 155 are women
  • 64% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 37 years old
  • 99 in Dublin, 28 in Cork, 26 in Louth, 25 in Meath, 21 in Donegal and the remaining 131 cases are spread across 20 other counties
  • As of 2pm today, 283 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU.
  • There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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