Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 27th November

November 27, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 7 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,043 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Thursday 26 November, the HPSC has been notified of 206 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 71,699* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC led to the denotification of 1 confirmed case. The figure of 71,699 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 101 are men and 105 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 34 years old
  • 64 in Dublin, 23 in Limerick, 20 in Donegal, 18 in Cork, 14 in Louth, 14 in Meath, and the remaining 53 cases in 18 counties

As of 2pm today, 248 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 35 are in ICU. There have been 10 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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