After no deaths related to the coronavirus were reported in the Republic yesterday, the NPHET has today confirmed that nine more people have died after being diagnosed with the disease.
The total number of people who have died from COVID-19 now stands at 1,615 and the total cases has reached 24,735 after 39 new cases were reported today.
No new cases were reported in Galway, as of midnight on Sunday, so the total number of people who have tested positive in the county remains 461 – 1.9% of the total cases in the state.
Speaking this evening, Dr. Tony Holohan said: “As of midnight Monday 25 May, 325,795 tests have been carried out.
“Over the past week, 30,169 tests were carried out and of these 633 were positive, giving a positivity rate of 2.1%.
“NPHET will meet on Thursday 28th May where further consideration will be given to broadening the case definition.”
The total number of people who have been hospitalised due to the virus is 3,233 and 395 people have been admitted to ICU.
The total number of deaths in hospital is now 1,354.
No new deaths were reported today in the North for the first time in ten weeks.
Age range affected (in the Republic)
|Age range||Number of cases||% of total|
|0 – 1||45||0.2|
|1 – 4||102||0.4|
|5 – 14||294||1.2|
|15 – 24||1802||7.3|
|25 – 34||4139||16.8|
|35 – 44||4337||17.6|
|45 – 54||4428||18|
|55 – 64||3163||12.8|
|65 – 74||1757||7.1|
|75 – 84||2230||9.1|