Saturday, October 17, 2020

THE Department of Health has reported 1276 new cases of Covid-19 and 8 additional deaths. Of these, 1 occurred in June, 2 in September and 5 in October. There has been a total of 1,849 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

There were 28 new cases in Waterford today.

Of the 1276:

  • 644 are men / 631 are women
  • 69% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31 years old
  • 278 in Dublin, 149 in Cork, 108 in Meath, 107 in Galway, 80 in Wexford, and the remaining 554 cases are spread across 21 counties.

As of 2pm today 260 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 30 are in ICU. 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours. There are still 6 patients with Covid-19 in UHW, including one patient in ICU.

Here is today’s info:

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