Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 25th January

January 25, 2021 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 7 additional deaths related to COVID-19. All of these deaths occurred in January. As of midnight Sunday 24 January, the HPSC has been notified of 1,372 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The median age of those who died is 77 years and the age range is 43-94 years. There has been a total of 2,977 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

There is now a total of 188,923* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification 3 confirmed cases. The figure of 188,923 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 616 are men and 751 are women
  • 56% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 41 years old
  • 502 in Dublin, 164 in Cork, 77 in Wexford, 75 in Waterford, 66 in Louth and the remaining 488 cases are spread across all other counties

As of 2pm today, 1,905 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 219 are in ICU. There have been 58 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of COVID-19 in the community. The dashboard also now includes information on total vaccines administered (1st dose).

If YOU or SOMEONE YOU KNOW are struggling and need help check out the local help/support available on our dedicated COVID-19 page.

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