Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 22nd November

November 22, 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 2,023 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Saturday 21 November, the HPSC has been notified of 318 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 70,461 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 155 are men and 161 are women
  • 73% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 28 years old
  • 126 in Dublin, 45 in Cork, 28 in Limerick, 21 in Donegal, 18 in Kildare and the remaining 80 cases are spread across 18 other counties

As of 2pm today, 282 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU. There have been 17 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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