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

October 27, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 1,890 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Monday 26 October the HPSC has been notified of 720 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 58,767* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 20 confirmed cases. The figure of 58,767 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 348 are men and 371 are women
  • 65% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 32 years old
  • 228 in Dublin, 130 in Cork, 47 in Galway, 31 in Meath, 27 in Limerick and the remaining 257 cases are spread across another 20 counties

As of 2pm today, 341 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 38 are in ICU. There have been 29 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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