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Covid-19 Friday: 8 deaths, 330 new cases

November 20th, 2020 5:39 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

Of today's cases, 99 are in Dublin, 28 in Cork, 26 in Louth, 25 in Meath, 21 in Donegal and the remaining 131 cases are spread across 20 other counties. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

There has been a total of 2,018 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Thursday 19th November, the HPSC has been notified of 330 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 69,802* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 171 are men / 155 are women
  • 64% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 37 years old
  • 99 in Dublin, 28 in Cork, 26 in Louth, 25 in Meath, 21 in Donegal and the remaining 131 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

 

As of 2pm today 283 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU.  There were 13 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 1 confirmed case. The figure of 69,802 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 19 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today's cases (to midnight 19NOV2020) 14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population (06Nov2020 to 19NOV2020) New Cases during last 14 days

(06Nov2020 to 19NOV2020)

Ireland 330 113.1 5,384
Donegal 21 266.3 424
Limerick 14 217.0 423
Louth 26 186.2 240
Waterford 9 161.0 187
Roscommon <5 159.6 103
Offaly <5 137.2 107
Meath 25 129.2 252
Westmeath <5 128.4 114
Dublin 99 119.0 1,604
Kilkenny <5 111.9 111
Longford 5 105.2 43
Monaghan 7 102.6 63
Tipperary <5 99.7 159
Leitrim 0 96.7 31
Mayo 15 95.8 125
Carlow <5 93.1 53
Cavan <5 91.9 70
Clare 6 91.7 109
Sligo 8 85.5 56
Kildare 8 84.9 189
Laois <5 83.8 71
Kerry 5 83.3 123
Cork 28 73.1 397
Wicklow 18 67.4 96
Galway 6 66.3 171
Wexford 7 42.1 63

 

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