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Covid-19 Monday: 2 deaths, 264 new cases

December 14th, 2020 6:02 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of 8am today, 771 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 151 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

There has been a total of 2,126 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Sunday 13th December, the HPSC has been notified of 264 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 76,449 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 128 are men / 134 are women
  • 65% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 36 years old
  • 79 in Dublin, 24 in Donegal, 19 in Kerry, 18 in Limerick, 14 in Kildare, 14 in Wexford and the remaining 96 cases are spread across 16 other counties.

 

As of 2pm today, 215 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in ICU. There were 17 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.

 

 

Today’s cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 13 December 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today's cases (to midnight 13Dec2020) 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (to 13Dec2020) New Cases during last 14 days

(to 13Dec2020)

Ireland 264 83.4 3,973
Donegal 24 225.5 359
Kilkenny 10 199.5 198
Louth 9 175.4 226
Carlow 9 166.9 95
Longford <5 134.6 55
Limerick 18 126.2 246
Monaghan 0 117.3 72
Cavan <5 111.6 85
Mayo 9 106.5 139
Laois 8 99.2 84
Wicklow 7 99 141
Dublin 79 91.9 1,238
Tipperary 5 80.9 129
Waterford 8 77.5 90
Offaly <5 64.1 50
Meath 7 61.0 119
Kildare 14 58.9 131
Galway 5 53.5 138
Sligo <5 47.3 31
Wexford 14 45.4 68
Roscommon 0 44.9 29
Kerry 19 30.5 45
Westmeath <5 29.3 26
Clare 0 27.8 33
Cork 10 25.4 138
Leitrim 0 25 8

 

 

 

 

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