Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 3rd December

December 3, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 6 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has now been a total of 2,080 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Wednesday 2nd December, the HPSC has been notified of 183 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There is now a total of 73,228* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 21 confirmed cases. The figure of 73,228 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today;

  • 82 are men / 101 are women
  • 60% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 36 years old
  • 56 in Dublin, 26 in Donegal, 13 in Limerick, 11 in Kilkenny, 11 in Monaghan and the remaining 66 cases are spread across 15 other counties.

As of 2pm today, 239 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 32 are in ICU. 10 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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