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Coronavirus: No Further Deaths And 1,025 New Cases Confirmed

Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

05:39 25 Oct 2020


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There have been 1,025 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the Republic, according to the Department of Health.

There have been no further deaths associated with the virus in the past 24 hours.

The latest figures bring the total amount of cases here to 57,128, while the number of coronavirus-related deaths stands at 1,882.

The numbers are reflective of the denotification of two confirmed cases of the virus.

Of the latest cases, 71% are under 45 years of age, while the median age is 31 years old.

Regarding the nationwide distribution of cases, 255 are in Dublin, 147 in Cork, 77 in Galway, 54 in Kildare, 53 in Donegal and the remaining 439 cases are spread across 21 counties.

508 are men and 506 are women.

As of 2pm today, 315 people are now receiving treatment in hospital for the virus after 16 new admissions in the past 24 hours.

Of those patients, 38 are in ICU.

The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 of the population now stands at 307.5.

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health said: “If you’re a confirmed case, have had a test or have symptoms of COVID-19, you must self-isolate for 10 days.

"If you live with a case or have been told you’re a close contact, you must restrict your movements for 14 days.

"Everyone else should stay at home, unless for essential reasons or for exercise within 5km of where you live.”

Main image: Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health. Photo: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie


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