Coronavirus: 6 deaths in Ireland, less than 5 COVID cases in Galway

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

There have been a further six deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 269 new cases.

Of the cases reported today, less than 5 are in Galway, where the 14-day incidence rate now stands at just 62 cases per 100,000 population.

There have now been a total of 2,033 lives lost to COVID-19 in Ireland, and the total number of confirmed cases in the state stands at 71,187.

Validation of data by the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of one death and 12 cases, which is reflected in the national totals.

As of 2pm today there are 260 people hospitalised with COVID-19 in Ireland, of whom 36 are in the ICU. There have been 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.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 123 are men and 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