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Coronavirus: Nine Further Deaths, 4,842 New Cases In Ireland

Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

05:18 9 Jan 2021

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There have been 4,842 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the Republic, according to the Department of Health.

Nine 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 140,727, while the number of coronavirus-related deaths stands at 2,336.

Of the latest cases, 61% are under 45 years of age, while the median age is 38 years old.

Regarding the nationwide distribution of cases, 1,049 are in Dublin, 530 in Cork, 514 in Waterford, 405 in Wexford, 247 in Louth and the remaining 2,097 cases are spread across all other counties.

As of 2pm today, 1,293 people are now receiving treatment in hospital for the virus after 102 new admissions in the past 24 hours.

Of those patients, 119 are in ICU, up from 109 yesterday.

The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 of the population now stands at 1162.2.

The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days

Meanwhile, 1,442 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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