Covid-19 Friday: 7 deaths, 206 new cases

November 27th, 2020 6:04 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of 8am today, 51 patients are hospitalised, of which 14 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 7 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

There has been a total of 2,043 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Thursday 26th November, the HPSC has been notified of 206 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 71,699* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 101 are men / 105 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 34 years old
  • 64 in Dublin, 23 in Limerick, 20 in Donegal, 18 in Cork, 14 in Louth, 14 in Meath, and the remaining 53 cases in 18 counties.


As of 2pm today 248 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 35 are in ICU. There were 10 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.

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