Thursday, January 07, 2021

The Department of Health has recorded 6,521 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 10 additional deaths.

There are 342 new cases in Waterford and the 14 day incidence rate is 907.2.

There has been a total of 2,307 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland and a total of 127,657 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 3,070 are men / 3,432 are women
  • 62% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 37 years old
  • 2,174 in Dublin, 571 in Cork, 382 in Limerick, 342 in Waterford, 315 in Wexford and the remaining 2,737 cases are spread across all other counties.

As of 2pm today, 1,043 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 96 are in ICU. 99 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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By Jade Wilson
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