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Covid-19 Sunday: no deaths, 364 cases

October 4th, 2020 7:50 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

There were 55 new cases confirmed in Cork. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today.

There has now been a total of 1,810 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Saturday 3rd October, the HPSC has been notified of 364 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 38,032 confirmed cases of Covid-19in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 195 are men / 168 are women
  • 74% are under 45 years of age
  • 27% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
  • 42 cases have been identified as community transmission
  • 100 cases are in Dublin, 55 in Cork, 31 in Donegal, 24 in Limerick, 23 in Galway,17 in Clare, 14 in Sligo, 13 in Roscommon, 10 in Kerry, 8 in Tipperary, 8 in Wicklow, 7 in Kildare, 6 in Kilkenny, 6 in Offaly, 5 in Cavan, 5 in Mayo, 5 in Meath, with the remaining 27 cases in 9 counties.

The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.

The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of Covid-19 in the community.

  • 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 features an interview with Save Our Skibbereen campaigner Brendan McCarthy, on the first anniversary of the campaign’s victory over a proposed plastics factory in the town. The school principal also talks about coping with Covid in our schools, and how the festival circuit has been impacted by the pandemic.

 

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