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Three More COVID-19 Deaths In Ireland

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

05:29 16 Jun 2020


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Three more people with COVID-19 have died in Ireland.

New figures show there have also been 14 further confirmed cases of the virus.

There have now been a total of 1,709 COVID-19 related deaths and 25,334 confirmed cases here.

Data of all cases, as of midnight on Sunday, reveals:

  • 57% are women and 43% are men
  • The median age of confirmed cases is 48 years
  • 3,282 cases (13%) have been hospitalised
  • Of those hospitalised, 418 cases have been admitted to ICU
  • 8,139 cases are associated with healthcare workers

Dublin has the highest number of cases at 12,228 (48% of all cases) - followed by Cork with 1,533 cases (6%) and then Kildare with 1,434 cases (6%).

Community transmission accounts for 37%, close contact accounts is 60% and travel abroad stands at 2%.

As of midnight Monday June 14th, 386,572 tests have been carried out.

While over the past week, 18,758 were carried out - 146 tests were positive, giving a positivity rate of 0.8%.

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan speaking at the HSE media briefing at the Department of Health. Picture by: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

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