COVID19 UPDATE: 5 New Deaths, 611 Confirmed Cases - 63 in Cork

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

There has been a total of 1,816 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.

As of midnight Tuesday 6th October the HPSC has been notified of 611 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 39,584 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. 

Of the cases notified today;

  • 303 are men / 305 are women
  • 59% are under 45 years of age
  • 50% are confirmed to be associated with outbreaks or are close contacts of a confirmed case
  • 83 cases have been identified as community transmission
  • 218 in Dublin, 63 in Cork, 60 in Donegal, 35 in Galway, 31 in Kildare and the remaining 204 are located across 21 counties.

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