Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 29th January

January 29, 2021 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 48 additional deaths related to COVID-19. 45 deaths occurred in January. As of midnight, Thursday 28th January, the HPSC has been notified of 1,254 confirmed cases of COVID-19.  The median age of those who died is 82 years and the age range is 30-99 years. There has been a total of 3,214* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

There is now a total of 193,892** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 587 are men / 658 are women
  • 54% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 42 years old
  • 437 in Dublin, 146 in Cork, 76 in Meath, 69 in Wexford, 62 in Kildare and the remaining 464 cases are spread across all other counties***

As of 2pm today, 1,518 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 211 are in ICU. 51 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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