COVID19 UPDATE: 61 New Deaths, 2,488 New Cases - 314 here in Cork
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 61 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
Of the deaths reported today, 58* deaths occurred in January.
The median age of those who died was 83 years and the age range was 41-100 years.
There has been a total of 2,768** COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.
As of midnight, Tuesday 19th January, the HPSC has been notified of 2,488 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 179,324*** confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Of the cases notified today:
- 1,090 are men / 1,383 are women
- 51% are under 45 years of age
- The median age is 44 years old
- 726 in Dublin, 314 in Cork, 148 in Galway, 133 in Limerick, 130 in Meath and the remaining 1,037 cases are spread across all other counties.
As of 2pm today, 1,923 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 210 were in ICU at 11am. 85 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
**Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 1 death. The figure of 2,768 deaths reflects this
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