Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 7th December

December 7, 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 Sunday 6 December, the HPSC has been notified of 242 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 74,468* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 20 confirmed cases. The figure of 74,468 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 113 are men and 129 are women
  • 63% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 37 years old
  • 76 in Dublin, 27 in Donegal, 22 in Kilkenny, 16 in Galway, 14 in Louth and the remaining 87 cases are spread across 18 other counties

As of 2pm today, 223 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 28 are in ICU. There have been 9 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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