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Covid-19 Sunday: 0 deaths, 301 new cases

December 6th, 2020 5:40 PM

By Jackie Keogh

As of 8am today, 193 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 28 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today.

There has now been a total of 2,099 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Saturday 5th December, the HPSC has been notified of 301 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 74,246* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 133 are men / 168 are women
  • 64% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 32 years old
  • 119 in Dublin, 32 in Donegal, 16 in Cork,13 in Kildare,13 in Kilkenny and the remaining 108 cases are spread across 18 other counties.

As of 2pm today, 231 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 28 are in ICU. 8 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of Covid-19 in the community.

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 confirmed cases. The figure of 74,246 confirmed cases reflects this.

Today’s cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 05 December 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

County Today's cases (to midnight 05Dec2020) 14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population (to 05Dec2020) New Cases during last 14 days

(05Dec2020)

Ireland 301 80.7 3842
Donegal 32 224.9 358
Kilkenny 13 171.3 170
Louth 12 159.1 205
Limerick 11 141.1 275
Monaghan 7 128.7 79
Wicklow 10 120.1 171
Carlow 8 108.9 62
Dublin 119 95 1280
Longford <5 90.5 37
Tipperary 7 89.6 143
Mayo <5 78.9 103
Waterford <5 65.4 76
Cavan 6 60.4 46
Offaly 6 59 46
Laois 0 55.5 47
Galway 10 50.8 131
Meath 11 50.2 98
Kildare 13 48.5 108
Roscommon <5 48 31
Cork 16 38.1 207
Sligo 0 36.6 24
Kerry <5 33.9 50
Clare 5 33.7 40
Westmeath 0 23.7 21
Wexford <5 19.4 29
Leitrim <5 15.6 5

Ireland’s current 7-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population is 42.9.

 

  • To watch or listen to the Southern Star Coronavirus Podcast, please search ‘Coronavirus Podcast’ at the top right of this page or see the Southern Star on YouTube. On this week's podcast, news editor Siobhán Cronin talks well-known politician, journalist and author Shane Ross.

Shane’s father was from Cork, and he has devoted a large portion of his book ‘In Bed with the Blueshirts’, to his relationship with Cork South West TD Michael Collins, which started out very amicably, but ended with Collins apologising for a ‘scumbag’ remark made the day Ross lost his seat after last February’s general election.

 

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