Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 26th October

October 26, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 1,885 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 25 October, the HPSC has been notified of 939 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 58,067 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 444 are men and 483 are women
  • 66% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 32 years old
  • 262 in Dublin, 96 in Cork, 61 in Meath, 53 in Galway, 51 in Donegal and the remaining 413 cases are spread across all remaining counties

As of 2pm today, 341 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 38 are in ICU. There have been 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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