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Covid-19 Friday: 3 more deaths and 13 extra cases confirmed

June 12th, 2020 5:49 PM

By Con Downing

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has this Friday, June 12th, been informed that a total of three people with COVID-19 have died.

There have now been a total 1,705* COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Thursday 11 June the HPSC has been notified of 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 25,250** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.

There is currently a total of 83 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in hospital. Of these, 28 cases are currently in ICU.

Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Wednesday 10 June (25,237 cases), reveals:

·        57% are female and 43% are male
·        the median age of confirmed cases is 48 years
·        3,275 cases (13%) have been hospitalised
·        Of those hospitalised, 415 cases have been admitted to ICU
·        8,116 cases are associated with healthcare workers
·        Dublin has the highest number of cases at 12,172 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,533 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,426 cases (6%)

Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said; “The COVID-19 virus will continue to impact on the way we move about our daily lives for the foreseeable future, however we have already witnessed how our collective action can control the spread of the virus. By continuing to work together, implementing our new behaviours, we can continue to limit the spread of the disease.”

The Department of Health’s COVID-19 Information Dashboard (click here) provides the latest case information.

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