Coronavirus: Three Further Dea...


Coronavirus: Three Further Deaths, 939 New Cases In Ireland

Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

06:01 26 Oct 2020

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There have been 939 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the Republic, according to the Department of Health.

There have also been three further deaths associated with the virus in the past 24 hours.

The latest figures bring the total amount of cases here to 58,067, while the number of coronavirus-related deaths has risen to 1,885.

Of the latest cases, 66% are under 45 years of age, while the median age is 32 years old.

Regarding the nationwide distribution of cases, 262 are in Dublin, 96 in Cork, 61 in Meath, 53 in Galway, 51 in Donegal and the remaining 413 cases are spread across all remaining counties.

444 are men and 483 are women.

As of 2pm today, 341 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 309.9.

Meanwhile, 724 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours.

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

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

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