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)|
~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