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13 More People Have Died Of Covid 19 & 76 New Cases Have Been Notified.

: 23/05/2020 - 17:07

Another 13 people with COVID-19 have died.

There have now been a total 1,604* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland, a figure which includes the denotification of 1

76 new cases of COVID-19 have been notified today.

There is now a total of 24,582 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, of which 1,387 are in Co. Kildare.

Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Thursday 21 May (24,451 cases), shows:


·        57% are female and 43% are male

·        the median age of confirmed cases is 48 years

·        3,211 cases (13%) have been hospitalised

·        Of those hospitalised, 393 cases have been admitted to ICU

·        7,813 cases are associated with healthcare workers

·        Dublin has the highest number of cases at 11,830 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,420 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,387 cases (6%)

·        Of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 60%, close contact accounts for 38%, travel abroad accounts for 2%



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