THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 12 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
All 12 of these deaths occurred in February.
The median age of those who died is 76 years and the age range is 60-90 years.
There has been a total of 3,686 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Saturday 6th February, the HPSC has been notified of 1,024 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 203,568* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 490 are men / 533 are women
- 65% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 35 years old
- 380 are in Dublin, 70 in Meath, 63 in Cork, 55 in Galway, 48 in Limerick and the remaining 408 cases are spread across all other counties. **
As of 2pm today, 1,204 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 178 are in ICU. There were 35 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 4 confirmed cases. The figure of 203,568 confirmed cases 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 06 February 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
(to midnight 06Feb2021)
|5-Day Moving Average of New Cases||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population
|New Cases during last 14 days
~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
~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.
fluctuations in case numbers
- 7 day incidence is 150.3
- 5-day moving average is 1,045