Sunday, October 25, 2020

THE Department of Health has reported 1025 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland and no new deaths. In Waterford, there are 22 new cases.

Of the cases notified today;

  • 508 are men / 506 are women
  • 71% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31 years old
  • 255 cases are in Dublin, 147 in Cork, 77 in Galway, 54 in Kildare, 53 in Donegal and the remaining 439 cases are spread across 21 counties.

As of 2pm today, 315 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 38 are in ICU. There have been 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours. There are 8 patients in University Hospital Waterford with Covid-19.

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health said: “If you’re a confirmed case, have had a test or have symptoms of COVID-19, you must self-isolate for 10 days. If you live with a case or have been told you’re a close contact, you must restrict your movements for 14 days. Everyone else should stay at home, unless for essential reasons or for exercise within 5km of where you live.”

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