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COVID-19: Three deaths and 811 cases confirmed in Ireland

A further 811 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ireland. This brings the total number of COVID cases to 44,159.

The health department has also reported three further deaths related to the virus. The confirmed death rate in the country is 1,830.

Of the cases confirmed today;

  • 415 are men / 396 are women
  • 70% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 30 years old
  • 190 in Dublin, 141 in Cork, 62 in Wexford, 51 in Kerry, 50 in Clare and the remaining 317 cases are spread across all remaining counties.

The HSE has stated that 234 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 32 are in ICU of which 22 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Cavan, Donegal and Monahan have the highest incidence rates of 412.2, 354.9 and 312.8 per 100,000 people. And the lowest is Waterford which has a 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 of 66.3.

Dr. Tony Holohan, while announcing today’s COVID-19 rates said that there is widespread community-based transmission in the country,

“The spread of Covid-19 is a whole population issue, which is why we’re appealing to every single individual, every single family, household, organisation, workplace, to act on public health advice. You are the frontline defence against this disease,” said Dr. Holohan.

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