Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 6th December

December 6, 2020 0

There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has been a total of 2,099 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Saturday 5 December, the HPSC has been notified of 301 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 74,246* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 confirmed cases. The figure of 74,246 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 133 are men and 168 are women
  • 64% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 32 years old
  • 119 in Dublin, 32 in Donegal, 16 in Cork, 13 in Kildare, 13 in Kilkenny and the remaining 108 cases are spread across 18 other counties

As of 2pm today, 231 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 28 are in ICU. There have been 8 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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