COVID-19: Over 1,200 New Cases...

News

COVID-19: Over 1,200 New Cases, Eight Further Deaths Reported

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

06:30 17 Oct 2020


Share this article


The latest figures show there have been eight further deaths and 1,276 new cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

However the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) says of the eight deaths one of these happened in June, two in September and five in October.

There has been a total of 1,849 COVID-19 related deaths and 48,678 confirmed cases here.

Of the cases notified today

  • 644 are men / 631 are women
  • 69% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 31 years old

Some 278 cases are in Dublin, 149 in Cork, 108 in Meath, 107 Galway and 80 are in Wexford.

The remaining 554 cases are spread across 21 counties.

As of 2.00pm, 260 COVID-19 patients have been hospitalised - 30 of which are in ICUs.

There have been 12 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

NPHET has also released data on the 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in the last 14 days.

Today’s cases, 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population and new cases in last 14 days (as of midnight 14 October 2020) (incidence rate based on Census 2016 county population). Source: NPHET

Share this article


Read more about

Covid-19 Deaths Ireland New Cases

You might like

Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up on queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

98FM Throwback Anthems with Ba...

98FM Throwback Anthems with Barry Dunne

19:00-22:00

Share

Up next

98FM Dance

98FM Dance

22:00-00:00

Share

The Sound of the City at Night

The Sound of the City at Night

00:00-06:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Bre...

The Sound of the City with Brendan Roache

06:00-09:00

Share

Sunday Social

Sunday Social

09:00-12:00

Share

The Sound of the City with And...

The Sound of the City with Andy Clarke

12:00-16:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Den...

The Sound of the City with Denis Vavasour

16:00-19:00

Share

Dublin’s Top 30 with Paul Bona...

Dublin’s Top 30 with Paul Bonass

19:00-21:00

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on