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Covid-19 Monday: 6 deaths, 829 new cases

February 8th, 2021 6:31 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of February 5th, 230,776 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 6 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

5 of these deaths occurred in February, and one occurred in January.

The median age of those who died was 84 years and the age range was 75-95 years.

There has been a total of 3,687* Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Sunday 7th February, the HPSC has been notified of 829 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 204,397 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 401 are men / 426 are women
  • 63% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 35 years old
  • 386 in Dublin, 39 in Meath, 36 in Cork, 35 in Kildare, 32 in Louth and the remaining 301 cases are spread across 20 other counties.**

 

As of 8am today, 1,212 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 176 are in ICU. There were 39 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

 

As of February 5, 230,776 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:

 

  • 151,212 people have received their first dose
  • 79,554 people have received their second dose

 

 

 

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of Covid-19 in the community including daily data on Ireland’s Covid-19 vaccination programme.

 

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of five deaths. The figure of 3,687 deaths reflects this.

 

**County data should be considered provisional as the national Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting System (CIDR) is a dynamic system and case details are continually being validated and updated.

 

Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 07 February 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today's cases (to midnight 07Feb2021) 5 day moving average (to midnight 07Feb2021) 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (25Jan2021 to 07Feb2021) New Cases during last 14 days (25Jan2021 to 07Feb2021)
Ireland 829          1,008 326.9          15,566
Monaghan 12                27 692.3                425
Carlow 30                21 505.9                288
Waterford 9                29 446.7                519
Louth 32                30 444.6                573
Wexford 11                37 404.8                606
Dublin 386             356 403.8            5,440
Mayo 17                27 364                475
Meath 39                50 348.1                679
Galway 28                53 336.7                869
Offaly 12                15 320.7                250
Limerick 32                44 316.1                616
Donegal 9                29 308.4                491
Kildare 35                49 298.4                664
Longford 7                  9 293.6                120
Cavan 32                19 283.6                216
Laois 11                18 281                238
Cork 36                83 249.6            1,355
Westmeath 15                18 249                221
Sligo <5                10 241.1                158
Wicklow 10                19 221.2                315
Tipperary 27                17 213.1                340
Clare 10                13 173.4                206
Leitrim 0                  4 156                  50
Kilkenny 14                11 151.2                150
Kerry 5                14 146.9                217
Roscommon 6                  7 131.7                  85

 

~The 5-day moving average of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers.

 

  • 7 day incidence is 145.5
  • 5-day moving average is 1,008

 

 

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