Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 21st November

November 21, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 4 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,022 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Friday 20 November, the HPSC has been notified of 344 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 70,143* 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 70,143 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 156 are men and 185 are women
  • 69% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 32 years old
  • 127 in Dublin, 46 in Cork, 26 in Louth, 22 in Donegal, 20 in Limerick and the remaining 103 cases are spread across 20 other counties
  • As of 2pm today, 269 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 32 are in ICU. There have been 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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