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Covid-19 Monday: no deaths, 242 new cases

December 7th, 2020 6:14 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

There were 862 new cases detected in Co Cork today. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THERE have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has been a total of 2,099 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Sunday 6th December, the HPSC has been notified of 242 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 74,468* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 113 are men / 129 are women
  • 63% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 37 years old
  • 76 in Dublin, 27 in Donegal, 22 in Kilkenny, 16 in Galway, 14 in Louth and the remaining 87 cases are spread across 18 other counties.

As of 2pm today 223 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 28 are in ICU. There were 9 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 20 confirmed cases. The figure of 74,468 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 06 December 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today's cases (to midnight 06Dec2020) 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (23Nov2020 to 06Dec2020) New Cases during last 14 days (23Nov2020 to 06Dec2020)
Ireland 242 80.4 3,830
Donegal 27 232.4 370
Kilkenny 22 172.3 171
Louth 14 156.7 202
Limerick 8 139 271
Monaghan 0 120.5 74
Wicklow <5 118 168
Carlow 5 117.7 67
Dublin 76 94.2 1,269
Tipperary <5 90.9 145
Longford <5 88.1 36
Mayo 9 73.6 96
Waterford 13 73.2 85
Offaly 7 65.4 51
Cavan <5 61.7 47
Laois <5 55.5 47
Galway 16 55 142
Kildare 9 49.9 111
Meath <5 49.7 97
Roscommon <5 43.4 28
Clare <5 35.3 42
Cork 10 35 190
Sligo <5 30.5 20
Kerry 0 29.1 43
Westmeath <5 25.9 23
Wexford <5 20 30
Leitrim 0 15.6 5

 

  • To watch or listen to the Southern Star Coronavirus Podcast, please search ‘Coronavirus Podcast’ at the top right of this page or see the Southern Star on YouTube. This week’s podcast is an interview with Bandon native and Sunday Times political correspondent and columnist Justine McCarthy. Justine, a highly respected campaigning journalist, talks about growing up in West Cork, starting her  journalism career in The Southern Star and some of the incredible stories she has covered in her wide-ranging and very impressive career. And this week's music – from Clare singer Susan O’Neill and singer-songwriter Mick Flannery – is their duet Baby Talk,  which won ‘Best Original Folk Track of The Year’ at the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards last week.

 

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