Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 4th August

August 4, 2020 0

There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has been a total of 1,763 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Monday 3 August, the HPSC has been notified of 45 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There is now a total of 26,253 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 35 are men and 10 are women
  • 77% are under 45 years of age
  • 31 are associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
  • 4 cases have been identified as community transmission
  • 33 cases are located in Kildare, 7 in Dublin, and 5 are spread across four other counties

The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.

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