Coronavirus: 8 deaths in Ireland, and 6 Galway COVID cases today

Galway Daily news 25 percent drop in COVID cases in Galway hospitals

There have been eight additional deaths related to COVID-19 reported by the Department of Health today, along with 330 new confirmed cases.

Of the cases reported today, just six are in Galway where the 14-day incidence rate now stands at 66.3 cases per 100,000 population.

There have now been a total of 69,802 confirmed cases in Ireland, and the pandemic has claimed 2,018 lives in the state.

Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 confirmed case, which is reflected in the national total.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 171 are men and 155 are women
  • 64% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 37 years old
  • 99 in Dublin, 28 in Cork, 26 in Louth, 25 in Meath, 21 in Donegal and the remaining 131 cases are spread across 20 other counties

As of 2pm today there are 283 people in Ireland in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 33 are in the ICU. There have been 13 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.