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

September 6, 2020 0

There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has been a total of 1,777 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Saturday 5 September, the HPSC has been notified of 138 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 29,672 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 59 are men and 79 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • 39% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
  • 23 cases have been identified as community transmission
  • 68 are in Dublin, 13 in Limerick, 9 in Galway, 9 in Kildare, 5 in Cork, 5 in Wexford, 5 in Wicklow, and the remaining 24 cases in Carlow, Clare, Donegal, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Roscommon, Tipperary, Waterford, and Westmeath

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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