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Covid-19 Sunday: 2 deaths, 552 new cases

November 1st, 2020 6:30 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

Of today's cases there were 173 in Dublin, 86 in Cork, 40 in Limerick, 30 in Donegal and the remaining 223 cases are across all other counties.(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 1,915 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Saturday 31st October the HPSC has been notified of 552 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 62,002* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 275 are men / 275 are women
  • 63% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 36 years old
  • 173 in Dublin, 86 in Cork, 40 in Limerick, 30 in Donegal and the remaining 223 cases are across all other counties.

 

As of 2pm today, 330 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 47 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.

 

 

*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 6 confirmed cases. The figure of 62,002 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 31 October 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today’s cases

(to midnight 31OCT2020)

14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(18OCT2020 to 31OCT2020)

New Cases during last 14 days

(18OCT2020 to 31OCT2020)

IRELAND 552 253.5 12,069
Cavan <5 590.7 450
Meath 20 474.3 925
Sligo 9 360.1 236
Donegal 30 321.0 511
Westmeath 11 321.1 285
Cork 86 305.2 1,657
Galway 7 297.6 768
Louth 23 297.2 383
Monaghan 8 288.3 177
Limerick 40 269.4 525
Carlow <5 268.7 153
Longford 7 247.1 101
Mayo 9 243.7 318
Kildare 23 240.5 536
Clare 15 229.8 273
Kerry 12 221.4 327
Dublin 173 220.9 2,976
Laois 7 205.4 174
Roscommon 10 204.5 132
Waterford <5 204.0 237
Wexford 8 173.7 260
Offaly <5 162.9 127
Kilkenny 8 132.0 131
Tipperary 23 130.4 208
Wicklow 13 115.9 165
Leitrim <5 106.1 34

 

The lowest national 14-day incidence rate was on 3rd July 2020 when the rate was 2.98 cases per 100,000 population.

 

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