Coronavirus: 3 Covid-19 deaths, but no new Galway cases

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

There have been three more deaths of people with COVID-19 reported to the Department of Health today, along with 13 new confirmed cases.

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic now stands at 1,705 people in the Republic of Ireland, while there have been a total of 25,250 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.

In Galway there were no new confirmed cases reported today, leaving the total in the city and county at 485 cases.

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

There is currently a total of 83 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in hospital. Of these, 28 cases are currently in ICU.

Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer said “The COVID-19 virus will continue to impact on the way we move about our daily lives for the foreseeable future, however we have already witnessed how our collective action can control the spread of the virus.”

“By continuing to work together, implementing our new behaviours, we can continue to limit the spread of the disease.”

Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Wednesday 10 June (25,237 cases), reveals:

  • 57% are female and 43% are male
  • the median age of confirmed cases is 48 years
  • 3,275 cases (13%) have been hospitalised
  • of those hospitalised, 415 cases have been admitted to ICU
  • 8,116 cases are associated with healthcare workers
  • Dublin has the highest number of cases at 12,172 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,533 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,426 cases (6%)
  • of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 38%, close contact accounts for 60%, travel abroad accounts for 2%