Coronavirus: No further deaths but 45 new COVID cases confirmed

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

There have been no deaths related to the coronavirus once again today, but 45 new cases have been confirmed in the Republic.

This takes the total number of cases in the state to 26,253, while the number of deaths remains 1,763.

As was the case yesterday, a large majority (77%) of the cases confirmed today are under 45 years.

Thirty-three of the cases are in Kildare – and of the 45 cases, a total of 35 are men and 10 are women.

Thirty-one are associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case

There have been no new cases confirmed in Galway according to the latest figures available.

This means there are still less than 500 confirmed cases in the county, less than 2% of the national total.

Hospital statistics

Total number of cases 26,209
Total number hospitalised 3,358
Total number admitted to ICU 437
Total number of deaths 1,506
Total number of healthcare workers 8,438
Number clusters notified 2,321
Cases associated with clusters 14,087
Median age 47