Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 28th November

November 28, 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 2,050 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Friday 27 November, the HPSC has been notified of 243 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 71,942 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 137 are men and 104 are women
  • 71% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 32 years old
  • 91 in Dublin, 26 in Donegal, 18 in Cork, 16 in Waterford, 15 in Limerick, and the remaining 77 cases are spread across another 18 counties

As of 2pm today, 254 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 31 are in ICU. There have been 20 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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