Tuesday, March 24, 2020

AS of March 22, there are 13 confirmed cases of Covid 19 in Waterford, according to information released from the Department of Health this evening.

There are 16 cases in Kilkenny, 7 in Wexford and 20 in Tipperary.

Nationally, there are now 1,329 confirmed cases and a total of seven Covid-19 related deaths.

as of midnight, Sunday 22nd March (965 cases), reveals:

·        55% are male and 45% are female, with 44 clusters involving 243 cases

·        the median age of confirmed cases is 45 years

·        277 cases (29%) have been hospitalised

·        Of those hospitalised, 36 cases have been admitted to ICU

·        247 cases (26%) are associated with healthcare workers

·        Dublin has the highest number of cases at 535, (55% of all cases) followed by Cork with 123 cases (13%)

·        Of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 47%, close contact accounts for 23%, travel abroad accounts for 31%

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