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Coronavirus: 12 Further Deaths, 1,024 New Cases In Ireland

Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

05:36 7 Feb 2021

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There have been 1,024 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the Republic, according to the Department of Health.

12 further deaths associated with the virus have also been reported in the past 24 hours.

The latest figures bring the total amount of cases here to 203,568, while the number of coronavirus-related deaths stands at 3,686.

The median age of those who died is 76 and the age range is 60-90 years.

Of the latest cases, 65% are under 45 years of age, while the median age is 35 years old.

Regarding the nationwide distribution of cases, 380 are in Dublin, 70 in Meath, 63 in Cork, 55 in Galway, and 48 in Limerick.

The remaining 408 cases are spread across all other counties.

Today’s cases, 5-day moving average of new cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 06 February 2021)

As of 2pm today, 1,204 people are now receiving treatment in hospital for the virus after 35 new admissions in the past 24 hours.

Of those patients, 178 are in ICU, up from 177 yesterday.

The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 of the population now stands at 338.2.

Meanwhile, 334 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours.

There have also been nine additional deaths reported by the Department of Health there.

Main image: Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health. Photo: Sam Boal/

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