Coronavirus: four days with no new Galway cases

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

Galway has now gone four days in a row with no new confirmed coronavirus cases, with the city and county total remaining at 481 cases.

There have been been 9 further deaths of people with Covid-19 reported today, bringing the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Ireland to 1,678.

Another 24 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been reported to the HPSC today. There have now been 25,183 confirmed cases in the state.

Validation of data by the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 death and 4 previously confirmed cases.

Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Thursday 4 June (25,159 cases), reveals:

  • 57% are female and 43% are male
  • the median age of confirmed cases is 48 years
  • 3,319 cases (13%) have been hospitalised
  • of those hospitalised, 410 cases have been admitted to ICU
  • 8,059 cases are associated with healthcare workers
  • Dublin has the highest number of cases at 12,127 (48% of all cases) followed by Cork with 1,528 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,423 cases (6%)
  • of those for whom transmission status is known: community transmission accounts for 39%, close contact accounts for 59%, travel abroad accounts for 2%