Covid-19: There have been three more deaths, and 302 cases, confirmed today

March 27th, 2020 7:38 PM

By Jack McCarron

There are now 171 cases of Covid-19 in Cork. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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National Public Health Emergency Team has announced three more deaths from Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

Two of the deaths were females in the east. The other person was in the north-west.

There are now 171 cases in Cork, 10% of the total figure nationally.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has also been informed of 302 new confirmed cases of Covid-19.

Ireland now has  2,121 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

Today’s data from HPSC, as of midnight, Wednesday 25th March (1,639 cases), reveals:

  •       54% are male and 46% are female, with 79 clusters involving 317 cases
  •       The median age of confirmed cases is 46 years
  •       419 cases (26%) have been hospitalised
  •       Of those hospitalised, 59 cases have been admitted to ICU
  •       375 cases (23%) are associated with healthcare workers
  •       Dublin has the highest number of cases at 922, (56% of all cases) followed by Cork with 171 cases (10%)
  •       Of those for whom transmission status is known; community transmission accounts for 52%, close contact accounts for 22%, travel abroad accounts for 26%

The Department of Health’s
COVID-19 Information Dashboard; provides latest case information.

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