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Covid-19 Tuesday: 5 deaths, 322 new cases

November 3rd, 2020 5:53 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of 2pm today 296 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 42 are in ICU. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5 additional deaths related to Covid-19.

There has been a total of 1,922 Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Monday 2nd November, the HPSC has been notified of 322 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 63,048* confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 156 are men / 166 are women
  • 64% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 37 years old
  • 96 in Dublin, 35 in Meath, 23 in Cork, 17 in Louth, 16 in Waterford and the remaining 135 cases are spread across 18 other counties.

As of 2pm today 296 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 42 are in ICU. There were 14 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

Dr Tony Holohan, chief medical officer, Department of Health said: ‘Due to the efforts of people across Ireland, we are seeing improvements with Covid-19. However, we must remember that maintaining this downward trend is now the most crucial thing. The value of our progress depends on continuing the safe behaviour that got us to this position. I urge everyone to keep it up, to ensure these initial trends continue.”

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 led to the denotification of 24 confirmed cases. The figure of 63,048 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 02 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today’s cases

(to midnight 02NOV2020)

14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population

(20OCT2020 to 02NOV2020)

New Cases during last 14 days

(20OCT2020 to 02NOV2020)

IRELAND 322 228.0 10,855
Cavan 12 475.2 362
Meath 35 380.4 742
Westmeath 8 306.4 272
Donegal 15 305.9 487
Sligo 8 302.1 198
Cork 23 259.7 1,410
Galway 5 256.9 663
Louth 17 256.8 331
Carlow <5 252.9 144
Roscommon 5 229.3 148
Limerick 6 228.3 445
Monaghan 8 221.5 136
Dublin 96 219.5 2,957
Mayo 7 214.5 280
Kildare 15 210.8 469
Waterford 16 196.3 228
Longford <5 195.7 80
Laois 8 194.8 165
Clare <5 190.2 226
Kerry 7 186.2 275
Wexford 5 140.3 210
Offaly <5 136.0 106
Kilkenny 8 134.0 133
Tipperary 12 131.0 209
Wicklow <5 106.7 152
Leitrim <5 84.3 27

 

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