Coronavirus: 5 deaths and 10 Galway COVID cases

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Galway Daily news Galway hospitals see COVID cases double in recent weeks

There have been five additional deaths related to COVID-19 notified by the Department of Health today, along with 456 new coronavirus cases.

Of the cases reported today 10 are in Galway. The 14-day incidence rate in the county now stands at 81 cases per 100,000 population.

All of the deaths which have been reported today occurred in November the Department said.

There have now been a total of 1,984 deaths related to COVID-19 in Ireland, and there have been 68,356 confirmed cases in the coronavirus pandemic.

Validation of data by the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of three cases, which is reflected in the national total.

As of 2pm this afternoon there are 274 people hospitalised with this disease in Ireland, of whom 33 are in Intensive Care. In the past 24 hours, 10 people have been hopsitalised.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 199 are men and 257 are women
  • 69% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 34 years old
  • 105 in Dublin, 85 in Limerick, 43 in Cork, 38 in Meath, 25 in Clare and the remaining 160 cases are spread across 21 other counties

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