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Covid-19 Wednesday: 6 deaths, 269 cases

November 25th, 2020 6:25 PM

By Siobhan Cronin

As of April 7th 2021, 1,018,264 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ireland. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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THE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 6 additional death related to Covid-19.

There has been a total of 2,033* Covid-19-related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Tuesday 24th November, the HPSC has been notified of 269 confirmed cases of Covid-19. There is now a total of 71,187** confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 123 are men / 146 are women
  • 64% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 35 years old
  • 88 in Dublin, 42 in Cork, 25 in Limerick, 20 in Louth, 16 in Donegal, and the remaining 78 spread across 17 other counties.

 

As of 2pm today 260 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 36 are in ICU. There were 23 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

 

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 one death. The figure of 2,033 deaths reflects this.

** Validation of data at the HPSC led to the denotification of 12 confirmed cases. The figure of 71,187 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 24 November 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population)

 

County Today's cases (to midnight 24NOV2020) 14-Day incidence rate per 100,000 population (11NOV2020 to 24NOV2020) New Cases during last 14 days

(11NOV2020 to 24NOV2020)

Ireland 269 105.5 5,026
Donegal 16 222.4 354
Louth 20 208.7 269
Limerick 25 188.8 368
Waterford <5 140.3 163
Roscommon 0 128.6 83
Dublin 88 117.4 1,582
Meath 12 115.4 225
Westmeath <5 108.1 96
Offaly <5 105.2 82
Longford 7 102.8 42
Monaghan <5 102.6 63
Kilkenny <5 101.8 101
Cavan 6 90.6 69
Tipperary <5 86.5 138
Mayo 6 85.8 112
Cork 42 84.6 459
Kildare 10 80.4 179
Clare <5 80.0 95
Wicklow 12 76.5 109
Carlow <5 72.0 41
Sligo 0 64.1 42
Galway <5 62.0 160
Leitrim 0 56.2 18
Laois 5 54.3 46
Kerry 5 52.8 78
Wexford 0 34.7 52

 

 

  • 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. On this week's podcast, news editor Siobhán Cronin talks to former broadcaster and hotelier, and now wellness coach, Bibi Baskin. Although a Donegal native, Bibi is now based in Crosshaven and has just published a new pocket guide to happiness. There’s also music from Castletownbere-based classical pianist David Syme, and a review of this week’s newspaper.

 

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