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Coronavirus: 9 new cases in Galway but no deaths for 17th day

No deaths related to COVID-19 have been recorded today – the seventeenth day without a death related to the virus in the State.

NPHET have confirmed 138 new cases, and nine of these are in Galway – the joint third most affected today after Dublin and Limerick.

There have been 534 confirmed cases in Galway since the start of the pandemic.

Of today’s new cases, 68 are in Dublin, 13 in Limerick, 9 in Kildare, 5 in Cork, 5 in Wexford and 5 in Wicklow.

The remaining 24 cases in Carlow, Clare, Donegal, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Roscommon, Tipperary, Waterford, and Westmeath.

67% of the new cases are under 45 years of age while 39% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case.

There are fewer people in ICU today than yesterday, and the number of people in Irish hospitals is 49.

Hospital statistics

Total number of cases29,534
Total number hospitalised3,424
Total number admitted to ICU448
Total number of deaths1,519
Total number of healthcare workers8,742
Number clusters notified2,865
Cases associated with clusters16,147
Median age46
Michael Malone
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