Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 9th November

November 9, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1 additional death related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 1,948 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 8 November, the HPSC has been notified of 270 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 65,659* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 5 confirmed cases. The figure of 65,659 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 143 are men and 127 are women
  • 69% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 34 years old
  • 103 in Dublin, 34 in Limerick, 20 in Donegal, 12 in Cork, 9 in Kerry, 9 in Kilkenny and the remaining 83 cases are spread across 20 other counties

As of 2pm today, 291 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 39 are in ICU. There have been 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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