COVID-19: Six More Deaths, 829...


COVID-19: Six More Deaths, 829 New Cases in Ireland

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

05:52 8 Feb 2021

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There have been 829 new cases of coronavirus in Ireland and six additional related deaths.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) says five of these deaths occurred in February, and one occurred in January.

The median age of those who died was 84 years and the age range was between 75 to 95 years.

There has been a total of 3,687 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland and 204,397 confirmed cases.

This includes the denotification of five deaths.

Of the cases notified today:

  • 401 are men / 426 are women
  • 63% are under 45 years of age
  • The median age is 35 years old

There are 386 cases in Dublin, 39 in Meath, 36 in Cork, 35 in Kildare and 32 in Louth.

The remaining 301 cases are spread across 20 other counties.

As of 8.00am, 1,212 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised - of which 176 are in ICU.

There have been 39 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

While, as of February 5th, 230,776 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine.

Some 151,212 people have received their first dose and 79,554 have received their second dose.

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