The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 23 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
All 23 of these deaths occurred in January.
The median age of those who died is 84 years and the age range is 61-99 years.
There has been a total of 2,970 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Saturday 23rd January, the HPSC has been notified of 1,378 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 187,554* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 643 are men / 730 are women
- 58% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 39 years old
- 379 in Dublin, 145 in Cork, 86 in Wexford, 85 in Galway, 71 in Limerick, and the remaining 612 cases are spread across all other counties**
As of 2pm today, 1,931 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 218 are in ICU. 44 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.