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Covid-19 Sunday: no new deaths, 138 further cases reported

September 6th, 2020 6:19 PM

By Con Downing

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Of the new cases, 174 cases are in Dublin, 34 in Cork. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre this Sunday, September 6th.

There has been a total of 1,777 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight on Saturday 5th, the HPSC has been notified of 138 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 29,672 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 59 are men and 79 are women
  • 67% are under 45 years of age
  • 39% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
  • 23 cases have been identified as community transmission
  • 68 in Dublin, 13 in Limerick, 9 in Galway, 9 in Kildare, 5 in Cork, 5 in Wexford, 5 in Wicklow, and the remaining 24 cases in Carlow, Clare, Donegal, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Roscommon, Tipperary, Waterford, and Westmeath.

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.

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