The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 68 additional deaths related to Covid-19.
Of today's notified deaths, 50 occurred in February, 15 occurred in January and 2 in December*.
The median age of those who died was 85 years and the age range was 43-96 years.
There has been a total of 3,752** Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Sunday 7th February, the HPSC has been notified of 556 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 204,940*** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 284 are men / 268 are women
- 60% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 39 years old
- 163 in Dublin, 45 in Limerick, 38 in Galway, 34 in Cork, 29 in Waterford and the remaining 247 cases are spread across 20 other counties****
As of 8am today, 1,104 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 182 are in ICU. There were 54 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
As of February 6th, 236,996 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland:
- 152,652 people have received their first dose
- 84,344 people have received their second dose
The COVID-19 Dashboard provides up-to-date information on the key indicators of Covid-19 in the community including daily data on Ireland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.
*There is 1 death where the date of death is under investigation.
**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 3 deaths. The figure of 3,752 deaths reflects this.
***Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 13 cases. The figure of 204,940 cases reflects this.
****County data should be considered provisional as the national Computerised Infectious Disease Reporting System (CIDR) is a dynamic system and case details are continually being validated and updated.
7 day incidence 138.8
5-day moving average 856
Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 08 February 2021) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)
|County||Today's cases (to midnight 08Feb2021)||5 day moving average (to midnight 08Feb2021)||14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population (26Jan2021 to 08Feb2021)||New Cases during last 14 days (26Jan2021 to 08Feb2021)|
~The 5-day moving average of the number of new cases provides an appropriate indicator of current daily case numbers within a county. It takes account of any validation of cases for previous days and smooths out daily/weekend fluctuations in case numbers.