Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 8th November

November 8, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has now been a total of 1,947 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Saturday 7 November, the HPSC has been notified of 542 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 65,394* 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 65,394 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 277 are men and 264 are women
  • 64% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 35 years old
  • 181 in Dublin, 59 in Donegal, 50 in Limerick, 36 in Cork, 25 in Kildare, and the remaining 191 cases are spread across 20 other counties

As of 2pm today, 283 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 39 are in ICU. There have been 13 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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