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COVID-19: 988 New Cases And 26 Deaths

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06:18 20 Feb 2021


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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 26 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

24 of these deaths occurred in February, 1 in January and 1 in October.

The median age of those who died was 81 years and the age range was 58-98 years.

There has been a total of 4,135 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight, Friday 19th February, the HPSC has been notified of 988 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 214,378* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 487 are men / 499 are women
  • 70% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 32 years old
  • 378 in Dublin, 68 in Galway, 61 in Kildare, 47 in Limerick, 45 in Louth and the remaining 389 cases are spread across all other counties.**

As of 8am today, 719 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 149 are in ICU. 36 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.


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