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Coronavirus: 3 deaths and spike in Galway cases

There have been 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19 reported by NPHET today, and 253 new confirmed coronavirus cases.

There have now been a total of 32,271 confirmed cases in the Republic of Ireland, and the coronavirus pandemic has claimed 1,792 lives.

Validation of data by the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 5 previously confirmed cases.

Of the cases reported today, 14 are in Galway, the largest single day increase in cases Galway has had since mid-May.

This is the same amount as reported in Cork today, and behind only Kildare and Dublin.

The latest county totals, which do not include today’s figures, show a cumulative total of 578 cases in Galway.

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 the disease in the community.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 143 are men and 108 are women
  • 71% are under 45 years of age
  • 45% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
  • 61 cases have been identified as community transmission
  • 116 in Dublin, 22 in Kildare, 14 in Cork, 14 in Galway, 13 in Donegal, 10 in Limerick, 10 in Louth, 9 in Mayo, 8 in Waterford, 7 in Wicklow and the remaining 30 cases are located in Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Tipperary, Westmeath
Briain Kelly
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